As we wait for new episodes of Big Love
, the cast of the polygamy-themed drama series is currently tapping on new projects on the big screen. As reported previously, Jeanne Tripplehorn
is working on Winged Creatures
and Grey Gardens
, while Ginnifer Goodwin
has been cast in He's Just Not That Into You
. Additionally, Amanda Seyfried has also landed herself a new movie gig.
Known to TV viewers as Sarah Henrickson on HBO's Big Love
, Seyfried will soon be forced to combat evil as she stars in the dark comedy-horror film Jennifer's Body
. The upcoming feature is written by Diablo Cody (The United States of Tara
) and directed by Karyn Kusama (Girlfight
Described as have a similar tone to Heathers
, Jennifer's Body
features the Big Love
actress as the character Needy, a “plain Jane” best friend to Megan Fox, who plays the titular character Jennifer, a cheerleader possessed by a demon who starts feeding off the boys in a Minnesota farming town. Now, it's up to Needy to kill Jennifer, escape from a correctional facility and go after lead singer Nikolai (Adam Brody
) and his Satan-worshiping rock band, who are responsible for the transformation.
also includes Johnny Simmons (Boogeyman 2, Evan Almighty
), J.K. Simmons
, the Spider-Man
film series), Amy Sedaris (Strangers with Candy, Gym Teacher: The Movie
), Chris Pratt (The O.C., Deep in the Valley
), Juno Ruddell (These Arms of Mine, The Linda McCartney Story
), Kyle Gallner (Veronica Mars, CSI: NY, The Haunting in Connecticut
Jennifer's Body marks the follow up to writer and producer Diablo Cody and Jason Reitman's collaboration efforts on Juno
. The film is expected to be released next year.
Meanwhile, fans can also look forward to a new season of Big Love
next January. To ease the wait, you can read more about the upcoming season in this previous casting scoop, as well as this spoiler article.
-Kris De Leon, BuddyTV Staff Columnist
(Image courtesy of HBO)