Juno screenwriter Diablo Cody is expecting her first child.
The Oscar winner, 31, announced the happy news via Twitter. "Thanks for the congrats on my fetus...
Diablo Cody is going back to high school again. The Oscar winner will turn the Sweet Valley High book series into a movie, Variety reports.
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Cody will also produce the film adaptation with her manager, Mason Novick, Adam Siegel and Marc Platt.
First published in 1983, the Sweet Valley novels chronicled ...
Diablo Cody is known as the mind behind Juno's sassy, Oscar-winning script, as well as a chief force driving Showtime's United States of Tara. But Tuesday night (9 pm/ET), the ingénue is stepping in front of the camera for the first time for a guest-role on the CW's 90210. In a cameo that has her gushing, Cody arrives at West Bev just as Tori Spelling returns as Donna Martin, now a fashion designer. Cody asks her to help with a red-carpet dress. TVGuide.com chatted with the writer to find out what it was like to film with her heroes, and, a year after winning her Oscar, if she feels like she's breaking new ground for women in Hollywood.
As United States of Tara concludes its first season (Sunday, 10 pm/ET on Showtime), our leading lady is on the cusp of confronting a possible key to her multiple personalities, with her family (mostly) there to support her. Tara's (Toni Collette) decision to go off her medication for Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID) has had significant impact on everyone around her. Each family member seeks closure, while new questions are raised. TVGuide.com caught up with Diablo Cody — the series writer and co-producer with Steven Spielberg — to get her take on the final freshman episode, find out where the show's going next season, which alter was the toughest to tackle — and why it was compared with her Oscar-winning script for Juno. Plus: Check back next week for the scoop on Cody's 90210 appearance with Tori Spelling and more.
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Showtime's United States of Tara (Sundays, 10 pm/ET) is returning for a second season.
At least one of the show's writers had her fingers crossed for a Season 2 — and not just because she likes her job. "We really had a hard time putting everything we wanted to do [with the series] in 12 episodes — and that's not always the case!" Alexa Junge told TVGuide.com at the series' outset. "[Tara's] got a good story to tell, and we're just getting rolling here."