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2014-04-01 16:23:39

Original Screenplay by Diablo Cody, Produced by Marc Platt and Mason Novick, and Directed by Jonathan Demme CULVER CITY, Calif., April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TriStar Productions today announced an all-star band of film talent will collaborate on Ricki and the Flash. Produced by Marc Platt and Mason Novick, the film unites Oscar® winners Diablo Cody, who wrote the original screenplay, director Jonathan Demme, and Meryl Streep, who will star in the title role. Ricki and the...

2010-10-07 21:02:00

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Oct. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Paramount Pictures has acquired worldwide distribution rights to Mandate Pictures' YOUNG ADULT from Academy Award®-nominated director Jason Reitman and Academy Award®-winning writer Diablo Cody. Academy-Award® winning actress Charlize Theron ("Monster," "The Road") stars alongside Golden Globe nominee Patrick Wilson (Angels in America, the upcoming "Morning Glory") and Patton Oswalt...

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2009-09-23 09:41:44

U.S. scribe Diablo Cody is writing and producing a big-screen adaptation of the beloved Sweet Valley High series of books, industry sources say. Cody won an Oscar for her Juno screenplay. She also penned the current release Jennifer's Body, as well as the pilot for the Showtime series The United States of Tara. Variety said Universal hired her to write a script based on the young adult book series created by Francine Pascal and set in an idyllic California town. The novels are about...

2009-02-10 16:16:00

STEVEN SPIELBERG, DIABLO CODY, TONI COLLETTE ALL ON BOARD FOR SECOND SEASON OF SHOWTIME'S NEWEST HIT SERIES LOS ANGELES, Feb. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- On the heels of its ratings and critical success, UNITED STATES OF TARA has been renewed for a second season, it was announced today by Showtime President of Entertainment Robert Greenblatt. The series, executive produced by Steven Spielberg, created by Diablo Cody and starring Academy Award(r)-nominated actress Toni Collette, focuses on a wife and...

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2009-02-10 16:12:44

United States of Tara has been renewed for a second season, it was announced Tuesday by Showtime President of Entertainment Robert Greenblatt. Executive produced by Steven Spielberg, created by Diablo Cody and starring Academy Award-nominated actress Toni Collette, Tara is about a wife and mother struggling with dissociative identity disorder and the effect it has on her family. The second season of the show, which also stars John Corbett and Rosemarie DeWitt, is to start production this...

2009-01-12 17:01:35

U.S. pay cable network Showtime says it will make the first episode of its new show The United States of Tara freely available on hundreds of Internet sites. In what it calls one of the largest content distribution campaigns ever done to launch a new original series, CBS-owned Showtime Networks Inc. said Monday it will make Tara available for free streaming on more than 100 Web sites, including TV.com, Yahoo, YouTube, MSN, Fancast, Veoh, EW.com, Blockbuster.com, CinemaNow, TVGuide.com and...

2008-07-18 00:00:24

Brie Larson has joined the cast of Showtime's new upcoming comedy series "United States of Tara." Created by Oscar winner Diablo Cody, "Tara" focuses on a wife and mother (Toni Collette), whose dissociative identity disorder makes things hilariously complicated for her family, including her husband (Wheeling native John Corbett). Larson, whose credits include "Sleepover,""Hoot" and the upcoming "Peck," will play the main character's rebellious daughter. According to The Hollywood...


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