Your Guide to the Female Directors of 2013


Paradise
Director: Diablo Cody
Writer: Diablo Cody
Starring: Julianne Hough, Holly Hunter, Russell Brand, Nick Offerman, Octavia Spencer
Synopsis: After surviving a plane crash a young conservative woman suffers a crisis of faith.
Release: October 18
Since defying the odds by winning an Oscar for her first script with Juno (2007), Diablo Cody has established herself as one of the most exciting young writers working today.   After two successful collaborations with director Jason Reitman and creating and writing for the Showtime series The United States of Tara, Cody finally tries her hand at directing a self-written comedy.  Known for her sharp, often politically incorrect dialogue, her religiously themed directorial debut is sure to showcase her signature wit.  With not much detail known about the upcoming release, it’s not certain yet whether Cody has another shot a screenplay nomination.