Cody wrote and will make her feature directorial debut on the third collaboration after Juno and the upcoming Young Adult.
Lamb Of God follows a young religious woman who travels to Las Vegas for a life of sin after surviving a plane crash, only to rediscover her faith. The project is on the fast track and casting is underway.
Mason Novick will produce and Mandate president Nathan Kahane will serve as executive producer alongside Cody.
“Having been in the trenches with Diablo and Mason on Juno and Young Adult, we immediately jumped at the opportunity to partner with them again,” Kahane said.
Dan Freedman, svp of business and legal affairs, and Allison Strina, vp of business and legal affairs, negotiated the deals for Mandate.
Paramount will release Young Adult, which Jason Reitman directed from Cody’s screenplay, later this year for an awards season run.