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Diablo Cody’s Already Done Writing About Sensitive Nerds

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Fox & Fox Win Cody Lottery: Fox Atomic is the lucky studio with its mitts on the next Diablo Cody script, Jennifer’s Body, a comedic thriller about a possessed cheerleader who kills all the men who lust after her, set to be directed by Karen Kusama. Megan Fox, in a stretch, will play the hot cheerleader. [Variety]

Gondry Bows to Ice Kings: Michel Gondry is working on a script for a very Gondryan-sounding film called The Return of the Ice Kings, about kids who invent a kind of water that makes music when people drink it. This sounds awfully — hey, wait a minute, Gondry! No writing! [MTV]

Celebrities to Share: Shocking news of hard times down Nashville-way, as Reba McEntire and Kelly Clarkson announce that they will actually share a band on their forthcoming fifteen-city “2 Worlds 2 Voices” Tour, set to launch January 17. What must these stars share next? Dressing rooms? Food? Feelings? [Billboard]

Mee Likes Cox: New York stage favorite Veanne Cox will topline the cast of the Signature Theater’s world premiere of Charles Mee’s Paradise Park, described in publicity materials as a “wild ride of fruit cake tosses, underwater ballets, square dances, and star gazing, too.” [Playbill]

Breaking! Second Attractive Woman Cast in Bond Film: Hot on the heels of yesterday’s news that an unknown actress was cast as the next Bond Girl comes news that another unknown actress has scored the role of the other next Bond Girl. Olga Kurylenko (Hitman, but you didn’t see that one either, did you?) joins the 22nd James Bond film opposite Daniel Craig and also opposite Gemma Arterton, please. [Variety]

Diablo Cody’s Already Done Writing About Sensitive Nerds