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Diablo Cody: It ‘Horrifies Me’ That ‘Juno’ Is Viewed as Anti-Choice Amid Roe v. Wade Overturn

Click here to read the full article. Oscar winner Diablo Cody is reflecting on the legacy of teen pregnancy dramedy “Juno.” The 2007 breakout film won the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay and landed nominations for picture and acting for lead star Elliot Page. Yet later discourse centered the film as anti-choice for women’s reproductive rights, after Juno (Page) balks at an abortion clinic upon seeing protestors. Now, amid the Supreme Court overturn of Roe v. Wade, Cody isn’t staying silent. “I am emphatically pro-choice and have been my entire life. And it is important to me to make that clear,” Cody...
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Diablo Cody and Zelda Williams Team Up for “Lisa Frankenstein,” Kathryn Newton Stars

Frankenstein is heading to high school. Diablo Cody and Zelda Williams are teaming up for “Lisa Frankenstein,” a pic inspired by Mary Shelley’s gothic novel. A press release announced that Kathryn Newton (“Big Little Lies”) and Cole Sprouse (“Riverdale”) are signed on to topline the Focus Features title.
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Diablo Cody To Write ‘Lisa Frankenstein’ Starring Cole Sprouse & Kathryn Newton

Where’s Academy Award-winning screenwriter Diablo Cody been since “Tully,” her last produced feature-length screen credit? Well, kind of everywhere actually. She’s penned the upcoming Untitled Madonna Biopic, she has an untitled HBO project in the works for David Spade, she worked on the revamped “Powerpuff” TV series that still hasn’t aired, and has written a bunch of TV movies too. And you can add “Lisa Frankenstein” to the list too.

Diablo Cody Joins Jenny Mollen’s ‘City Of Likes’ As Exec Producer For Sony TV & Nacelle

Click here to read the full article. EXCLUSIVE: Oscar winner Diablo Cody (Juno) has boarded Jenny Mollen’s City of Likes as executive producer of the series adaptation, which is in development with Sony Pictures TV and The Nacelle Company. Announced in 2021, the project falls under Nacelle’s first look comedy deal with Sony TV. The book will be released by NacelleBooks on June 14. City of Likes centers on Megan Chernoff, a talented but unemployed copywriter in an identity crisis after the birth of her second child. Seeking a fresh start, she and her family move to New York City, where...

Diablo Cody reminisces about working with Madonna on her biopic: "I'm profoundly grateful for the experience"

Oscar-winning screenwriter Diablo Cody "still can't believe" she worked with Madonna, telling ABC Audio it was "a dream come true" to co-write her idol's biopic. The Queen of Pop announced in September 2020 that she would be directing her own biopic, and tapped Cody to co-write the script with her. According to Madge, the movie is a "happy, sad, mad, crazy, good, bad and ugly" story of her rise to stardom.

Jason Reitman Says He’s Spoken To Diablo Cody About Writing A ‘Ghostbusters’ Movie & Teases Vigo’s Return

Going all the way back to the 1990s, Sony Pictures had been desperately trying to mount a third hard-canon “Ghostbusters” movie on the big screen. When those plans eventually crumbled in the 2010s, director Paul Feig was given the keys to attempt a female-driven reboot with 2016’s “Ghostbusters: Answer The Call,” which was largely seen as a flop as it was concurrently embattled by hateful, misogynistic online trolls.