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Jennifer’s Body Gets Director, Almost

Girlfight1 This morning, The Hollywood Reporter has news of negotiations that would bring director Karyn Kusama to Jennifer’s Body, the humorous horror film from Juno ‘s super-hot writing-directing team of Diablo Cody and Jason Reitman. Kusama (pictured) has one very impressive credential to her name: She directed Girlfight , which launched Michelle Rodriguez’s career and won the Grand Jury Award at Sundance in 2000. Unfortunately, Kusama’s next film was Aeon Flux . Oh, well. Here’s a chance for her to shine again. As you’d expect, the plot sounds funny: The Reporter describes it as being about "a cheerleader who is possessed by a demon and starts feeding off the boys in a Minnesota farming town." Add Transformers star Megan Fox to the mix, and you might, just might, have a horror flick with serious crossover potential.

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