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  • Birth Name: Brook Busey
  • Birth Place: Lemont, IL
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 06/14/1978, Gemini
  • Profession: Writer
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Diablo Cody and Oprah Winfrey Developing HBO Comedy

Diablo Cody and Oprah Winfrey are teaming up for an HBO comedy, according toThe Hollywood Reporter.

The untitled project is based on Dr. Julie Holland's upcoming book Moody Bitches, which explores the effects of drugs people are being offered and suggests effective natural therapies. The HBO comedy will focus on "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," which is conveniently also the subtitle of Holland's book.

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Fox Picks Up Diablo Cody, Josh Schwartz Pilot

 This is a match made in teen heaven.

Fox has picked up Prodigy, a one-hour pilot from Diablo Cody and Josh Schwartz,Entertainment Weekly reports.<read more

Celebrities React to New York's New Gay Marriage Law

After the New York State Senate passed a law Friday night allowing same-sex marriages, Twitter exploded with an outpour of love and support from celebrities. Here are some of the best tweets:

"It PASSED! Marriage equality in NY!! Yes!! Progress!! Thank you everyone who worked so hard on this!! A historic night!" Neil Patrick Harris

 "I've already proposed, he said yes! Thank god!" David Burtka, Neil Patrick Harris' partner

"I'm thrilled about the news from NY. Marriage equality! Every day we get a little closer. What an amazing feeling. Ellen DeGeneres

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Year Title Description
2013 Paradise Movie, Exec. Producer
2013 Paradise Movie, Writer
2013 Paradise Movie, Director
2012 How Playboy Changed the World TV Show Series, Appearing
2011 Young Adult Movie, Writer

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Diablo Cody Expecting Her First Child

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... read more

Diablo Cody Adapting Sweet Valley High Books for the Big Screen

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.

News: Is Diablo Cody a Hollywood powerhouse?

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 ...
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Diablo Cody Dishes on 90210 — and if She's Really a Hollywood Powerhouse

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.

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Dissected States of Tara: Diablo Cody Dishes on Season Finale

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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Personality Plus: Showtime Pledges More United States of Tara

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."

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