Screen Junkies » Diablo Cody http://www.screenjunkies.com Movie Reviews & TV Show Reviews Fri, 12 Sep 2014 21:34:42 +0000 en hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.3.1 A Bald Nick Offerman Looks Like The Best Part Of Diablo Cody’s ‘Paradise’ http://www.screenjunkies.com/video/a-bald-nick-offerman-looks-like-the-best-part-of-diablo-codys-paradise/ http://www.screenjunkies.com/video/a-bald-nick-offerman-looks-like-the-best-part-of-diablo-codys-paradise/#comments Mon, 05 Aug 2013 22:46:47 +0000 Penn Collins http://www.screenjunkies.com/?post_type=video&p=256288 While she might not use her medium as a soapbox the way Aaron Sorkin does, Diablo Cody certainly rivals Mr. Newsroom when it comes to writing dialogue and scenes that...

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While she might not use her medium as a soapbox the way Aaron Sorkin does, Diablo Cody certainly rivals Mr. Newsroom when it comes to writing dialogue and scenes that would never, ever, ever be replicated in the real world.

Here in Paradise, we’ve got a conveniently stereotypical Christian girl (played by Julianne Hough) who loses her faith and goes to Vegas to really live life (ugh x3), where she keeps company with Russell Crowe and a demure white woman sassy black lady.

But it does have Nick Offerman, playing a dad, with a bald cap. I hope he’s hilarious, because if Diablo Cody (who wrote this, her directorial debut) squanders the talents of Mr. Offerman, I’ll flat-out murder her.

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Nick Offerman Is The New Rainn Wilson; Joins Diablo Cody’s ‘Lamb Of God’ http://www.screenjunkies.com/movies/movie-news/nick-offerman-is-the-new-rainn-wilson-joins-diablo-codys-lamb-of-god/ http://www.screenjunkies.com/movies/movie-news/nick-offerman-is-the-new-rainn-wilson-joins-diablo-codys-lamb-of-god/#comments Wed, 22 Feb 2012 14:00:42 +0000 Wookie Johnson http://www.screenjunkies.com/?p=245851 Ron %&^*ing Swanson.

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His transformation into Rainn Wilson is near complete. Parks & Recreation actor Nick Offerman has joined Diablo Cody’s directorial debut, which was formerly known as Lamb Of God.

The film centers around Julianne Hough‘s young Christian girl who loses her faith after being badly burned. With her moral center gone, she travels to Vegas to live a sinful life. Meeting Octavia Spencer, Russell Brand, and Holly Hunter along the way. We can also assume she crosses paths with Offerman, whose role is as yet undisclosed. Alls I know is it will be weird to hear him say “home skillet.” (Deadline)

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Charlize Theron Is All Kinds Of Crazy In ‘Young Adult’ Trailer http://www.screenjunkies.com/video/charlize-theron-is-all-kinds-of-crazy-in-young-adult-trailer/ http://www.screenjunkies.com/video/charlize-theron-is-all-kinds-of-crazy-in-young-adult-trailer/#comments Fri, 07 Oct 2011 13:58:07 +0000 Wookie Johnson http://www.screenjunkies.com/?post_type=video&p=231610 Take notes 'Bad Teacher'. This is how it's done.

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Forme high school bitch Charlize Theron returns to town with her sights set on an old flame in the trailer for Jason Reitman‘s Young Adult. Reitman reteams with Diablo Cody this time but that’s where the comparisons to Juno should stop. Young Adult is said to have a much darker tone then Reitman’s previous films which this trailer doesn’t really seem to get into.

Question for you, though. Say you’re chilling in your small Minnesota town and then your crazy ex returns with hopes of ruining your marriage and whisking you away. But, she looks like Charlize Theron. Do you go for it? In this instance I say no. That’s solely due to the fact that she has a little dog she carries around with her. I’m not picking up after that thing.

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Russell Brand’s Presence Is Respectfully Requested In ‘Lamb Of God’ http://www.screenjunkies.com/movies/movie-news/russell-brands-presence-is-respectfully-requested-in-lamb-of-god/ http://www.screenjunkies.com/movies/movie-news/russell-brands-presence-is-respectfully-requested-in-lamb-of-god/#comments Tue, 02 Aug 2011 21:13:00 +0000 Penn Collins http://www.screenjunkies.com/?p=223198 If you aren't hot on this choice, wait until you see he the female frontrunner is.

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The type of people that dislike Diablo Cody’s cinematic sensibilities are probably also not the biggest Russell brand fans, so I’m going to offer up this news, then duck behind this couch for a while, if that’s ok. Brand has been offered the part of William, the male protagonist, in the Cody’s next effort, Lamb of God.

Not much is known about the film’s presence beyond this logline:

The comedy follows a young conservative religious woman who loses her faith after a plane crash, decides to go to Las Vegas to live the life of a sinner, and on her journey finds her way back to her faith.

With that in mind, I’m seeing Brand as more of a Sin City stalwart than her good ole’ boy back home. The female lead, which will be the bigger part because, c’mon, it’s Diablo Cody, hasn’t been ID’d yet, though Twitch is saying that the frontrunner is Dancing with the Stars contestant and Ryan Seacrest girlfriend Julianne Hough. She sounds…like…she would…be a very…nice addition to this project.

*Ending the column before rage paralysis takes over*

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Diablo Cody To Step Behind The Camera For ‘Lamb Of God’ http://www.screenjunkies.com/movies/movie-news/diablo-cody-to-step-behind-the-camera-for-lamb-of-god/ http://www.screenjunkies.com/movies/movie-news/diablo-cody-to-step-behind-the-camera-for-lamb-of-god/#comments Wed, 29 Jun 2011 23:52:00 +0000 Penn Collins http://www.screenjunkies.com/?p=218505 A girl named Diablo is finding religion.

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Diablo “Former Stripper” Cody has decided to make the leap from screenwriting to directing with the upcoming feature Lamb of God. Between this and her re-teaming with Jason Reitman, she must have cast some mystical spell over studios that made them forget that her last film was Jennifer’s Body. Lamb of God will track a young religious woman as she survives a plane crash, only to lose her faith, then trek to Vegas where she becomes all drink-y and whorish, only to reclaim her faith.

Of course, Cody’s breakout script was Juno, directed by Jason Reitman, with whom she again teamed for the upcoming Young Adult, which Reitman is currently filming. She hasn’t been able to step out from the shadow of her Oscar-winning Juno, but if she can’t strike gold a second time with Reitman, then her destiny is in her own hands with Lamb. If she is able to recreate that Juno magic, we might not forget about Jennifer’s Body, but it will lessen the damage done.

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Diablo Cody Making Jason Reitman Go To A Dark Place http://www.screenjunkies.com/movies/movie-news/diablo-cody-making-jason-reitman-go-to-a-dark-place/ http://www.screenjunkies.com/movies/movie-news/diablo-cody-making-jason-reitman-go-to-a-dark-place/#comments Tue, 21 Jun 2011 16:36:27 +0000 Fred Topel http://www.screenjunkies.com/?p=217065 'Young Adult' isn't your normal Reitman film.

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As part of the Los Angeles Film Festival’s “Coffee Talk” series, Diablo Cody joined a panel of screenwriters to discuss their craft. She revealed a few tidbits about her upcoming films. Her next Jason Reitman collaboration, Young Adult, promises to be quite different from Juno.

Young Adult is actually a really cynical film,” she said. “It’s a drama and I’m interested to see how people would receive it because I don’t think it’s what people are expecting from me.”

As opposed to that whimsical film about teen pregnancy. But yeah, Juno had a happy ending, for all its sarcasm. Young Adult won’t be quite so, as Jeffrey Wells suggested when he asked Cody a question, congenial.

“Congenial I think is a good word to describe the Jason Reitman body of work and I think the characters tend to have these redemption arcs that are very satisfying. Jason’s a really nice guy and I feel like I’m really dragging him down into the depths of misery for this film. But it is definitely a more stark realistic story about a woman who’s having some serious personal issues and dealing with them in inappropriate ways.”

Young Adult may even be controversial. But hey, if you don’t like it, you’re just lime green Jello. “I hate to get all feministy on everybody like I always do, but I think particularly it’s going to be difficult for people to watch a woman behave in this manor. We see a lot of male curmudgeons in films and we’ve been trained to root for them but I don’t know if that’s going to be the case for this movie. I absolutely love Young Adult and I’m really excited for people to see it, but it’s definitely not super consistent with what Jason Reitman has done, and particularly what Jason and I have done together.”

Then Cody wrote a major Hollywood teen franchise. “I wrote Sweet Valley High, this amazing series of teen books from the ‘80s that really desperately needed to become a major movie in my opinion, so I wrote the script. I can’t really talk about it that much yet. However know, ladies, that it’s moving forward and I’m very excited about it.”

 

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J.K. Simmons To Bark Over ‘Young Adult’ http://www.screenjunkies.com/movies/movie-news/j-k-simmons-to-bark-over-young-adult/ http://www.screenjunkies.com/movies/movie-news/j-k-simmons-to-bark-over-young-adult/#comments Sun, 13 Mar 2011 18:06:56 +0000 Joseph Gibson http://www.screenjunkies.com/?p=201419 And THAT'S how you narrate a story.

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The art of voice over narration often gets a bad rap. “It’s a crutch,” they say, “for lazy filmmakers,” they say. “Show me,” they say, “don’t tell me,” they say. But every once in a while a voice comes along that makes even the haters consider the possibilities of a good narrator. In my opinion, the great J.K. Simmons has one of those voices – so I’m pleased to report that he will be providing hopefully Ron-Howard-approved narration for Jason Reitman‘s Young Adult.

Sharp-eared readers might remember that Simmons also provided a small voice over appearance in last year’s True Grit, showing that he might be on his way to being one of “those voices,” like Morgan Freeman or Tim Allen. This also isn’t the first time he’s worked with Reitman and Young Adult‘s universally beloved screenwriter Diablo Cody, having appeared in their previous collaboration Juno.

Young Adult also stars Charlize Theron, Patrick Wilson, and Patton Oswalt, and “follows the story of a divorced 30-something young-adult fiction writer (Theron) who returns to her Minnesota home to chase after her now-married-with-kids ex-boyfriend (Wilson) with Oswalt playing a semi-crippled ol high school acquaintance who befriends the narcissistic and misguided female.” Now just imagine that being said by J.K. Simmons, and you’ll have a good idea of what the movie will be like. (The Playlist)

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Patton Oswalt In For Jason Reitman’s ‘Young Adult’, Patrick Wilson In Talks http://www.screenjunkies.com/movies/movie-news/patton-oswalt-in-for-jason-reitmans-young-adult-patrick-wilson-in-talks/ http://www.screenjunkies.com/movies/movie-news/patton-oswalt-in-for-jason-reitmans-young-adult-patrick-wilson-in-talks/#comments Wed, 30 Nov -0001 00:00:00 +0000 Patton Oswalt has signed on to play Charlize Theron's chubby best friend in Young Adult. Jason Reitman and Diablo Cody, who last worked together on Juno, are teaming up again for the film about a woman who returns to her high school town to basically stalk her old boyfriend like she's Marky Mark. The guy's got a wife and kid now though, so he's not interested in Charlize. Not interested? His Mrs. must do crazy sh*t in the sack. Josh Brolin decided he couldn't pretend Charlize isn't worth leaving his wife for and now Patrick Wilson is in talks for the role. Seems like a missed opportunity to put Wilson in a fat suit and cast him as the best friend and Oswalt as the ex-boyfriend. I'd love to watch Charlize beg Oswalt to have sex with her and he looks up at her with stern eyes and proclaims, "No, Ugly!" (/Film)

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Patton Oswalt has signed on to play Charlize Theron’s chubby best friend in Young Adult. Jason Reitman and Diablo Cody, who last worked together on Juno, are teaming up again for the film about a woman who returns to he high school town to basically stalk her old boyfriend like she’s Marky Mark. The guy’s got a wife and kid now though, so he’s not interested in Charlize. Not interested? His Mrs. must do crazy sh*t in the sack.

Josh Brolin decided he couldn’t pretend Charlize isn’t worth leaving his wife for and now Patrick Wilson is in talks for the role. Seems like a missed opportunity to put Wilson in a fat suit and cast him as the best friend and Oswalt as the ex-boyfriend. I’d love to watch Charlize beg Oswalt to have sex with her and he looks up at her with stern eyes and proclaims, "No, Ugly!" (/Film)

 

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Josh Brolin May Pretend He Isn’t Attracted To Charlize Theron In ‘Young Adult’ http://www.screenjunkies.com/movies/movie-news/josh-brolin-may-pretend-he-isnt-attracted-to-charlize-theron-in-young-adult/ http://www.screenjunkies.com/movies/movie-news/josh-brolin-may-pretend-he-isnt-attracted-to-charlize-theron-in-young-adult/#comments Wed, 30 Nov -0001 00:00:00 +0000 "No funny stuff, lady." Josh Brolin is considering letting Charlize Theron ruin his life. I thought Jonah Hex already took care of that, but I guess not. Brolin is up for the role of Charlize's ex-boyfriend in Jason Reitman and Diablo Cody's next collabo Young Adult. If he signs on, Brolin will play the former high school sweetheart to Theron's successful YA author, who she decides to stalk. I hate when statuesque model types try to break themselves off a piece o' this. The movie is said to have a few humorous moments, but for the most part it will be "pretty serious and f*cked up." Just like that E.T. porno that's been making the rounds. No, I won't link you. Look it up, perv. (Showbiz 411)

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"No funny stuff, lady."

Josh Brolin is considering letting Charlize Theron ruin his life. I thought Jonah Hex already took care of that, but I guess not. Brolin is up for the role of Charlize’s ex-boyfriend in Jason Reitman and Diablo Cody‘s next collabo Young Adult. If he signs on, Brolin will play the forme high school sweetheart to Theron’s successful YA author, who she decides to stalk. I hate when statuesque model types try to break themselves off a piece o’ this.

The movie is said to have a few humorous moments, but for the most part it will be "pretty serious and f*cked up." Just like that E.T. porno that’s been making the rounds. No, I won’t link you. Look it up, perv. (Showbiz 411)

 

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Jason Reitman Makes a Deal with the Diablo http://www.screenjunkies.com/movies/movie-news/jason-reitman-makes-a-deal-with-the-diablo/ http://www.screenjunkies.com/movies/movie-news/jason-reitman-makes-a-deal-with-the-diablo/#comments Wed, 30 Nov -0001 00:00:00 +0000 Jason Reitman has signed on to direct Diablo Cody's latest screenplay, Young Adult. Reitman, who also directed Cody's teen-pregnancy film, Juno, will have Charlize Theron as a lead, playing an author who finds success writing under a pseudonym. The film will be Reitman's first since directing the Oscar winning Up in the Air, and will be Cody's first since penning the box-office bomb, Jennifer's Body. If you combine those two titles, you have Up in Jennifer's Body, which I think sounds a hell of a lot more interesting than Young Adult, but that's just me. (Cinema Blend)

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Jason Reitman has signed on to direct Diablo Cody‘s latest screenplay, Young Adult. Reitman, who also directed Cody’s teen-pregnancy film, Juno, will have Charlize Theron as a lead, playing an author who finds success writing under a pseudonym.

The film will be Reitman’s first since directing the Oscar winning Up in the Air, and will be Cody’s first since penning the box-office bomb, Jennifer’s Body. If you combine those two titles, you have Up in Jennifer’s Body, which I think sounds a hell of a lot more interesting than Young Adult, but that’s just me. (Cinema Blend)

 

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Diablo Cody’s ‘Young Adult’ is For Serious, You Guys http://www.screenjunkies.com/movies/movie-news/diablo-codys-young-adult-is-for-serious-you-guys/ http://www.screenjunkies.com/movies/movie-news/diablo-codys-young-adult-is-for-serious-you-guys/#comments Wed, 30 Nov -0001 00:00:00 +0000 Mandate Pictures has optioned Diablo Cody's Young Adult which she describes as "pretty serious and f*cked up." I take that to mean that the characters won't refer to one another as home-skillet.The script is about a fiction writer who moves back to her hometown and begins to stalk her high school sweetheart, who is now married with a child. Here's Cody describing her motivation for the project:"You don’t get to see women be antiheroes that often, where it’s like somebody like Mickey Rourke, who gets a comeback in The Wrestler. It’s rarer that you’ll have a studio say, “Let’s have an actress come back and be ugly!”This is very true except for the Oscar contenders Monster, Frida, Boy's Don't Cry, Precious, Transamerica, and the, ummm, Kid's Choice Award-nominated Ugly Betty.On a side-note, why does Diablo Cody look like a completely different person everytime I see her? Is she a shape-shifter? I bet it's that she's a shape-shifter. (Vulture)

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Mandate Pictures has optioned Diablo Cody‘s Young Adult which she describes as "pretty serious and f*cked up." I take that to mean that the characters won’t refer to one another as home-skillet.

The script is about a fiction writer who moves back to her hometown and begins to stalk he high school sweetheart, who is now married with a child. Here’s Cody describing her motivation for the project:

"You don’t get to see women be antiheroes that often, where it’s like somebody like Mickey Rourke, who gets a comeback in The Wrestler. It’s rarer that you’ll have a studio say, “Let’s have an actress come back and be ugly!”

This is very true except for the Oscar contenders Monster, Frida, Boy’s Don’t Cry, Precious, Transamerica, and the, ummm, Kid’s Choice Award-nominated Ugly Betty.

On a side-note, why does Diablo Cody look like a completely different person everytime I see her? Is she a shape-shifter? I bet it’s that she’s a shape-shifter. (Vulture)

 

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MEGAN FOX TALKS ‘JENNIFER’S BODY’ @ COMIC-CON http://www.screenjunkies.com/movies/movie-news/megan-fox-talks-jennifers-body-@-comic-con/ http://www.screenjunkies.com/movies/movie-news/megan-fox-talks-jennifers-body-@-comic-con/#comments Wed, 30 Nov -0001 00:00:00 +0000 Most of the presentations at this year's Comic-Con were staged within the friendly confines of the San Diego Convention Center, and all the parties were held at various hotels downtown.  But Twentieth Century Fox picked San Diego's Manchester Grand Hyatt as the venue for an evening with JENNIFER'S BODY, which included a screening, Q&A with cast and crew, and afterparty at the hotel's Kin Lounge.  Screen Junkies was lucky enough to get the invite for all of the above, and we have the scoop - including more foxy pics of Fox - after the jump...

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Most of the presentations at this year’s Comic-Con were staged within the friendly confines of the San Diego Convention Center, and all the parties were held at various hotels downtown.  But Twentieth Century Fox picked San Diego’s Manchester Grand Hyatt as the venue for an evening with JENNIFER’S BODY, which included a screening, Q&A with cast and crew, and afterparty at the hotel’s Kin Lounge.  Screen Junkies was lucky enough to get the invite for all of the above, and we have the scoop – including more foxy pics of Fox – after the jump…

The screening started at 8pm sharp on Thursday night, and I had just finished frantically uploading the James Cameron AVATAR interview in the hotel’s lobby, which explains in part why I was a little slow on the trigger to put this piece up on the site.  We were told by Fox PR that we’d be seeing the first 15 minutes of JENNIFER’S BODY, followed by a Q&A with star Megan Fox, writer Diablo Cody (JUNO), director Karyn Kusama (AEON FLUX, GIRLFIGHT) and producer Jason Reitman (JUNO, THANK YOU FOR SMOKING). 

The segment we saw was promising.  Without giving too much away that the trailer hasn’t already, Needy (Amanda Seyfried) and her friend Jennifer (Megan Fox) head out to a local bar in their podunk town, where Jennifer is eyed as a target by the satan-worshipping rock band led by (Adam Brody).  During the band’s set, the bar burns down in a freak electrical fire and everyone except Needy, Jennifer and the band perish.  Jennifer, still in shock, is led into the band’s van and Needy is left behind.  That night, Needy is home alone and gets an unexpected visitor: Jennifer, covered in blood, who then promptly devours a whole chicken, vomits black ooze that seems to have a life of its own on the kitchen floor, and then tosses Needy around a bit.  It’s all very brutal, and yet weirdly sexy… and for a horror flick still featured Cody’s patented pop culture witticisms inherent in her "Diablogue."

My first impressions were that JENNIFER’S BODY definitely felt like a throwback to fun ’80s horror flicks like LOST BOYS – movies that don’t take themselves too seriously – and the filmmakers who came out for the Q&A confirmed that that’s what they were going for. 

Here are a few tidbits from the sitdown:

MEGAN FOX ON JENNIFER’S BODY

What I loved about the movie is that it’s so unapologetic as to how inappropriate it is, and that was my favorite part about the script and about the character and it’s fun to be able to say the sh*t that she says and get away with it and have people find it charming.

DIABLO CODY ON CREATING A NEW HORROR MYTHOLOGY…

For me, I was simultaneously trying to pay tribute to some of the conventions of horror and simultaneously turn them on their ear.  So it was truly kind of a postmodern thriller. on one hand, i grew up watching these amazing 80s genre movies, like LOST BOYS, and so I wanted to honor that, and at the same time, I had never really seen this particular sub-genre done with girls, and I tried to do a little bit of both.

ON CHICKS IN HORROR MOVIES…

It’s been pointed out that the last survivor standing is usually a woman.  SO I think that horror has always had a kind of feminist bent to it, and at the same time, it’s kind of delightfully exploitative.  My favorite thing about doing a horror movie is that it’s actually a little bit of both.

Karyn Kusama: I think also a lot of horror is about female-ness, whether it’s CARRIE or ROSEMARY’S BABY.  I think a lot of it is about the fear of the female or celbration about it in a weird way.  And this took the fear and the idea that it’s the female that ultimately survives and marry them in a way.

Diablo Cody: The funny thing is when I set out to write this, I wanted to make something very dark, very brooding.  A traditional slasher movie.  And I realized about a third of the way through, I realized I was incapable of doing that.  The humor kept kind of sneaking in.  I have a macabre sense of humor. So a lot of the horrifying stuff in the movie was funny to me.

I’ve always said that horror movies and comedies are kind of similar in the sense that you can witness the audience having a physical release, whether it’s laughing or screaming.  So I think they’re similar in that way.

MEGAN FOX ON ON-SCREEN VOMITING…

That day, I was actually throwing up chocolate syrup.  We did a few takes whee I would do the scream and then throw up Hershey’s Syrup or something.  Scratch the Hershey’s, cause I don’t want to endorse it or anything. And then SFX did a rig that clamps onto my ear, and you revisit it in the pool scene, which you haven’t seen yet.  But it basically clamps down onto my ear and then I bite down and it projectiles – it’s a tube and it projects whatever that material was.  I’m not sure.  It was pretty intense; I mean, I think it was worse for Amanda [Seyfried] because I think she was the one that got puked on.

JASON REITMAN ON HIS FIRST FORAY INTO HORROR…

JR: I found THANK YOU FOR SMOKING to be terrifying, personally. I love horror movies and I probably see them more than any other genre at the movie theater.  I saw SEE NO EVIL and I still haven’t seen THE 400 BLOWS.  I would love to.  I hope I’m as capable as Karyn was doing it.  It’s an intimidating genre, because there are people who do it very well.

MEGAN FOX ON ACTING IN THIS VERSUS TRANSFORMERS

Obviously there’s not distractions… like there’s no giant robots to distract you from the performance so if it’s terrible you’re gonna know that it’s really f**kin’ terrible.  That of course is intimidating but the character was so much fun for me. I wasn’t really sure what I was doing, and I just had fun with it, and I also just had fun playing with my image, or how people might perceive "Megan Fox" to be.  And I was just sort of flying freely.

MEGAN FOX ON THE SEXINESS LEVEL OF JENNIFER’S BODY…

This movie is so sexy.  You better put on your f**in’ sexy shoes for this movie. 

[crowd laughs]

There’s a relationship between my character and Amanda’s character and I guess depending on who you are and how you grew up, there’s a little bit of a lesbian relationship that happens.  There’s a girl-on-girl kiss.  It’s an homage to that.  But we also poke fun at that in horror movies.  But also, before every kill, there is a seduction that occurs, so these boys have to be seduced into getting close enough to this dead girl for her to devour them.  But I think I’m pretty sexy in it.

[crowd laughs again, some women in crowd scowl]

JASON REITMAN ON HORROR MOVIES:

I remember cracking open my father’s laserdisc of NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET and that being one of the coolest moments from my childhood.  And I can’t imagine having that experience with any other genre.  I can’t imagine dangerously opening a copy of a broad comedy in the middle of the night hoping I wouldn’t get caught.  And the idea that there’ll be a kid out there secretly opening a Blu-Ray of JENNIFER’S BODY is pretty exciting to all of us.

KK: This is totally gonna be that movie where the eleven-year old boy – and girl – do that. The first thing I thought after reading this script was, "Man, if I was seventeen.  If I was just a younger person right now, this is the movie I would see ten times in the theater. It’s just a pull… the movie speaks to me… it’s emotional, not intellectual.

MF: I don’t ever watch scary movies.  I have a very intense fear of the dark.  The last horror movie I saw was TOOTH FAIRY I think, and I slept with my mom for a month afterward.  So for me to play something I’d normally be frightened by was really intriguing for me. 

THE FILMMAKERS ON THEIR FAVORITE HORROR FLICKS…

KK: I’m a NEAR DARK junki.

DC: My all times favorites are ROSEMARY’S BABY and DON’T LOOK BACK.

JR: I’m a SHINING GUY.  My father told me ALIEN as a campfire story.  Only it’s continued.  The alien made it back down to earth.  And then I started watching ALIEN for real, and I was watching it and found I knew where it was going.  And I was young enough to have a moment where I thought… "Oh my god… they ripped my father off!"

[crowd laughs because that was an adorable story]


 

And with that, the Q&A came to an end.  As interested as I was in JENNIFER’S BODY, I couldn’t muster up the energy to hang out at the afterparty, but here are some pics from it.  Sucks.  I could have chatted up Mintz-Plasse about how Matthew Vaughn‘s little indie KICK-ASS was the sleeper hit of Comic-Con 2009

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‘JENNIFER’S BODY’ SFW TRAILER HAS ARRIVED http://www.screenjunkies.com/movies/movie-news/jennifers-body-sfw-trailer-has-arrived/ http://www.screenjunkies.com/movies/movie-news/jennifers-body-sfw-trailer-has-arrived/#comments Wed, 30 Nov -0001 00:00:00 +0000 JENNIFERS BODY SFW Trailer - Watch more Movie TrailersOn Monday, we posted ShockTilYouDrop's Red Band trailer for Jennifer's Body, and today, the theatrical trailer was released online.  This one's noticeably tamer and free of Diablo Cody's trademark "Diablogue" like the soon-to-be-meme, "Smells like Thai food in here. Were you guys f**king?" We're guessing if Fox had allowed a permutation of that line in thisSFW version, it would go something like, "Smells like Thai food in here. Were you guys cooking Thai food?Here are today's top links that make you feel like you do while you're smelling Thai Food:Amanda Pogrell In Scant Clothing (Gorillamask) A Brief History Of Ruined Photos And Photo Bombs (Holytaco) Ricky Gervais Makes Fun Of Ralph Fiennes (Filmdrunk) 20 Freakishly Large Animals (Manofest) A Totally Awesome R2D2 Trashcan (Walyou) Classic Trailer Appreciation: Dodgeball (Pajiba) 7 Classic Star Wars Characters That Totally Dropped The Ball (Cracked) I Guess Creepy Dudes Like Ruining Photos In Japan (Sickpigs) What To Do If You Win The Lottery (Coedmagazine) Miley Cyrus Is Trying To Get You Arrested (Celebjihad) Worst Cars For Picking Up Chicks (Mademan) A Guide To Helping You Win Money From UFC 100 (Cagepotato) What Celebrities Would Look Like If They Moved To Oklaholma (Unreality) 3 Videogame Movies Hollywood Is Going To Eff Up (Asylum) Erin Andrews Takes Ball Off Chin (Bustedcoverage) 15 Awesome Pictures Of A Very Young Beatles Group (Uncoached) Elevator Episode: "Scars" (Elevator) 5 Landmarks In The Evolution Of Animated Porn (Regretfulmorning) Grilly Goat Proves To Be Useful Grilling Accessory (Bachelorguy) Photos Of Denise Milani Never Get Old (Moondogsports)

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JENNIFERS BODY SFW Trailer – Watch more Movie Trailers

On Monday, we posted ShockTilYouDrop‘s Red Band trailer for Jennifer’s Body, and today, the theatrical trailer was released online.  This one’s noticeably tamer and free of Diablo Cody‘s trademark "Diablogue" like the soon-to-be-meme, "Smells like Thai food in here. Were you guys f**king?" We’re guessing if Fox had allowed a permutation of that line in thisSFW version, it would go something like, "Smells like Thai food in here. Were you guys cooking Thai food?

Here are today’s top links that make you feel like you do while you’re smelling Thai Food:

Amanda Pogrell In Scant Clothing (Gorillamask)

A Brief History Of Ruined Photos And Photo Bombs (Holytaco)

Ricky Gervais Makes Fun Of Ralph Fiennes (Filmdrunk)

20 Freakishly Large Animals (Manofest)

A Totally Awesome R2D2 Trashcan (Walyou)

Classic Trailer Appreciation: Dodgeball (Pajiba)

7 Classic Star Wars Characters That Totally Dropped The Ball (Cracked)

I Guess Creepy Dudes Like Ruining Photos In Japan (Sickpigs)

What To Do If You Win The Lottery (Coedmagazine)

Miley Cyrus Is Trying To Get You Arrested (Celebjihad)

Worst Cars For Picking Up Chicks (Mademan)

A Guide To Helping You Win Money From UFC 100 (Cagepotato)

What Celebrities Would Look Like If They Moved To Oklaholma (Unreality)

3 Videogame Movies Hollywood Is Going To Eff Up (Asylum)

Erin Andrews Takes Ball Off Chin (Bustedcoverage)

15 Awesome Pictures Of A Very Young Beatles Group (Uncoached)

Elevator Episode: "Scars" (Elevator)

5 Landmarks In The Evolution Of Animated Porn (Regretfulmorning)

Grilly Goat Proves To Be Useful Grilling Accessory (Bachelorguy)

Photos Of Denise Milani Never Get Old (Moondogsports)

 

 

 

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[Via ShockTillYouDrop.com]

Me as I started to write up this post: "Now to get goin’ on Megan Fox’s boobs."

Writer Matt Sears in response: "You’re the Brian Austin Green of blogging."

Touché Mr. Sears.  You have that rare combination of razor-sharp wit and a bottomless bag of pop culture references.  Aside from the fact that Screenjunkies is NOT A BLOG, BUT A WEBSITE, good sir, you’ve made worms’ meat of me.  Dare I say you’re the internet’s 18-34 male-targeted Diablo Cody?  I dare!

Speaking of that woman, whose name sounds like a hot sauce released by Kathy Lee Gifford’s son (obscure pop culture reference #2!!!), here’s the trailer for her latest, JENNIFER’S BODY, starring Michael Bay’s least favorite ingenue, Megan Fox.  I’m not a huge fan of JUNO or THE UNITED STATES OF TARA, but darned if this one doesn’t look like a hell of a good time. 

The backstory is this: Megan Fox’s character is a bitch high school cheerleader (stretch, we know) who is possessed by a demon and then starts killing boys.  Possibly by eating them.  Sold.  Throw in some trademark Diablo Cody dialogue ("Diabologue?") – which works really well in this self-aware, comedic setting – and that’s a winner. 

Favorite inappropriate line from Megan Fox’s character in the trailer?  "Smells like Thai food in here.  Were you guys f**king?!"

JENNIFER’S BODY also stars Amanda Seyfried and Adam Brody as the bad guy… a spitting image of the lead guy from The Killers.  Or Panic! At The Disco.  They’re the same, right? 

Opening September 18th, 2009.

 

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