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Watch Octavia Spencer In First Trailer For Diablo Cody's 'Paradise'

by Tambay A. Obenson
August 5, 2013 11:10 AM
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Octavia Spencer, seemingly riding high over the last 12 months, since her Oscar win for The Help, co-stars alongside Julianne Hough and Russell Brand in Diablo Cody’s directorial debut, titled Paradise (once titled Lamb of God).

The film follows a young conservative religious woman (Hough) 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. 

Brand plays her unlikely companion who helps her find herself.

Spencer plays a card dealer who works at the same casino as Brand and wants to help her in her quest for sin.

Cody, an Oscar winner for Juno, also penned Jason Reitman's Young Adult, and is making her feature film directorial debut with this film, which will be available on VOD on DirecTV starting August 8th, before hitting theaters on October 18th, via ImageEntertainment.

Mason Novick is producer.

The film's first trailer debuted over the weekend, and is embedded below, along with the film's poster:

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  • MichelleToo | August 5, 2013 11:58 PMReply

    I auditioned for that. Now I know who got it!

  • Geneva Girl | August 5, 2013 11:55 PMReply

    I'm torn: I want to see and support Octavia Spencer, but Russell Brand gives me the creeps.

  • GOGO | August 5, 2013 7:06 PMReply

    Yes! Octavia Spencer betta #WERK! Love it.

  • Jon Flores | August 5, 2013 2:55 PMReply

    Will definitely be seeing this.

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