Julianne Hough and Russell Brand to Star in Diablo Cody Directorial Debut

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Oscar-winning writer Diablo Cody will step behind the camera for the first time this spring, as production gets underway on an untitled comedy that will feature Julianne Hough and Russell Brand.

Julianne Hough in Footloose
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The stars have now been confirmed for a film that focuses on Hough as sheltered young woman survives a plane crash, but loses her faith. She subsequently heads to Las Vegas and meets Brand's character.

Hough will next be seen in Footloose, the official trailer for which you can view HERE.

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Russell Brand is an English comedian and actor who broke into the American mainstream with his unforgettable role as Aldous Snow in both Forgetting Sarah Marshall and Get Him to the Greek. In 2008 MTV Video Music Awards alongside Britney Spears.

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