After viewing the trailer for Ricki and the Flash, you’ll learn two things: 1. Meryl Streep can sing, and 2. the entire plot of Ricki and the Flash. More than any movie in recent memory, its trailer goes through every major beat in the story—down to the rousing finale. But that’s not necessarily a bad thing.
Are you a filmmaker with dreams of making female-driven comedies that are packed with quippy dialogue and retro pop culture references? Well, good news! Your patron saint Diablo Cody is over at The Cut doling out life advice (and talking about 90210).
The live-action Barbie movie is still happening, and the latest name attached to the project? Diablo Cody.
Welcome back to our Halloween YA throwback book club! Today we are tackling Cheerleaders: The First Evil, which follows "vibrant, blonde" sisters Bobbi and Corky Corcoran in their fight against a faceless menace stalking their squad. It remains amazing.
In today's Tweet Beat, Diablo Cody perfectly articulates one of the most important metaphors for my life, Kelly Clarkson offers another important rule to live by and do not tell Whitney Cummings to werk unless you can back it up.
In today's Tweet Beat, Ian McKellen is the most adorable man we have, only to be rivaled by his good friend Patrick Stewart and Diablo Cody wants you to know that size does matter.
In today's Tweet Beat, words matter to Elizabeth Berkely, Diabo Cody is trying to track down Bruno Mars and it's unclear if Joyce Carol Oates is talking about women or cats.
In today's Tweet Beat, Diablo Cody should have written for Teen Beat, Ellen Page has great workout tips and Evan Rachel Wood and Jamie Bell are nauseatingly sweet together.
Meryl Streep as a once-career-driven-now-retired rock star? Yes please. The Academy Award winner is attached to a script called Ricky and the Flash crafted by Juno writer Diablo Cody with Jonathan Demme as the director. Demme helmed the emotional, Anne Hathaway-led Rachel Getting Married.
Xanax/Celexa/Paxil alert! A book called Moody Bitches: The Truth About the Drugs You're Taking, the Sex You're Not Having, The Sleep You're Missing and What's Really Making You Crazy serves as inspiration for a new HBO comedy, executive produced by Diablo Cody and Oprah. Will someone rant about boobies?
Diablo Cody, who is coming off her directorial debut with Paradise, addressed some frustrating, persistent issues with women in Hollywood.
"I occasionally do uncredited 'secret' rewrites on scripts. I like that, because then people who would ordinarily avoid my projects are tricked into buying tickets for films I’ve worked on. I entertain frat guys without their consent!" — Diablo Cody reveals seven things no one tells you about being a screenwriter.
Diablo Cody will be taking her talent of creating complex female protagonists to television — Fox, the surprising new home for relatively smart network TV, has put into production a series called Prodigy, written by Cody and produced Josh Schwartz and Stephanie Savage’s (that's The O.C. producers Josh Schwartz and…
Starring Julianne Hough, Russell Brand, and Octavia Spencer*, it's a movie about a good girl gone bad(-ish) after surviving a plane crash leads her to question her religion. You see, she's got skin from her butt grafted on her back — and she's pretty fucking pissed about it.
Regardless of how you feel about the polarizing writer/director Diablo Cody (Young Adult won me over, I gotta say), , it's nifty that she co-chaired the third year of the Athena Film Festival, an annual showcase for the works of women in the film industry. Vulture caught up with Cody to discuss Kathryn Bigelow's Zero…
GOD, I love reading famous people's tour riders. It's the fucking best. I don't begrudge them any of it—go nuts, stars!—but it's just so satisfying to peer into people's weird obsessions and/or whims and/or determination to fuck with their assistants. A legal document detailing Lady Gaga's demands was leaked this week…
Sure, we're always saying Hollywood Has Run Out Of Ideas. But that's because the studios keep churning out hot messes like Battleship, Smufs and Candyland, in addition to revisiting old stuff like Tron and The Lone Ranger. (Did you know they're remaking Scarface?) But, as Diablo Cody tells The Hollywood Reporter,…
Leave it to Houston Press writer Richard Connelly, author of "The 10 Hottest Women on the Texas Sex Offenders List," to wring his hands upon learning that Houston Chronicle writer Sarah Tressler was also working at a strip club. Tressler — who just gave her first interview this morning on GMA — is just part of a rich…
Love movies? Wish you could see more quality, lady-friendly stuff? Take note: The second annual Athena Film Festival— a celebration of "women's leadership in both real life and the fictional world"— is right around the corner, February 9-12, at Barnard College in New York City. This year's awardees include the likes…
The new Diablo Cody/Jason Reitman film, Young Adult, opened to wide release yesterday. The red carpet fashion was surprisingly modest, which seems fitting for a film whose power lies mostly in the small, nuanced moments rather than the sweepingly dramatic ones.