Diablo Cody

The film and TV screenwriter, director and producer first became famous for her memoir, "Candy Girl: A Year in the Life of an Unlikely Stripper," set in Minneapolis. Later, Cody achieved critical acclaim for her debut script for "Juno." Cody's directorial debut, "Paradise," is scheduled to open in 2013.

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"Juno" earned four Academy Award nominations. Cody won an Oscar for Best Original Screenplay for the movie. She also won screenplay honors from BAFTA, the Writers Guild of America and the Broadcast Film Critics Association.

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'Young Adult' is edgy

VIDEO Updated: Mar 22 2013 - 11:18 AM

Diablo Cody: Running with the devil

ARTICLE Updated: Mar 13 2013 - 12:39 PM

LOS ANGELES -- Diablo Cody's Cinderella moment had arrived. Her film "Juno" was less than four hours from its Hollywood premiere. Her highly anticipated comedy was about to be seen for the...

Diablo Cody is busy

BLOG POST Updated: Feb 1 2013 - 3:56 PM

Diablo Cody with director Jason Reitman at a preview of their film "Young Adult" in Edina in 2011. Photo by Courtney PerryWhat's Diablo Cody been up to lately? Oh, nothing much -- just...

Former Minnesotan Diablo Cody snags deal with ABC

BLOG POST Updated: Nov 5 2012 - 11:46 AM

Diablo Cody/photo by Tom WallaceLooks like Diablo Cody is ready to give TV another try. The former Minnesotan, who won an Oscar for her "Juno" script, has sold a pilot script to ABC for a...

'Young Adult': An overgrown teen on a misguided mission

ARTICLE Updated: Dec 15 2011 - 3:11 PM

"Young Adult," the new collaboration from "Juno" director Jason Reitman and writer Diablo Cody, shares some stylistic notes with their earlier effort. It's set in Minnesota,...

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    Driven by fear and buoyed by her 1-year-old son, former Twin Cities writer Diablo Cody is flying high as one of Hollywood's hottest brand names.  Full storyFull story Updated May. 3, 2013

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