Voice for Equality: Diablo Cody
Brook Busey, better known by the pen name Diablo Cody, is an American screenwriter, writer, blogger, journalist, and author. She was first known for her candid chronicling of her year as a stripper in her Pussy Ranch blog and her 2006 memoir, Candy Girl: A Year in the Life of an Unlikely Stripper. Cody achieved critical acclaim worldwide for the script of the 2007 film Juno, winning the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay. In January 2009, a sitcom created by Cody, called United States of Tara, based on an idea by Steven Spielberg, premiered on the U.S. cable TV network Showtime, the Canadian channel The Movie Network and The Australian Broadcasting Corporation. After 4 episodes aired, the show was renewed for a second season. In October 2007, Cody sold a script titled Girly Style to Universal Studios, and a horror script called Jennifer's Body to Fox Atomic. Released on September 18, 2009, Jennifer's Body starred Megan Fox as the title character. Cody will next be adapting the Sweet Valley High book series into a movie. Cody will also co-produce the film adaptation. Learn more here.
Nov 12, 2009 at 02:00 pm
Freedom to Marry salutes Diablo Cody as a Voice for Equality! See other Voices for Equality here.
If Ms. Cody's support inspires you - get involved!
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