EXCLUSIVE: Sarah Colonna has joined Mandate Pictures’ untitled Diablo Cody project in a supporting role opposite Julianne Hough, Octavia Spencer, Holly Hunter, and Russell Brand. The film from writer-director Diablo Cody centers on a young evangelical woman (Hough) who denounces God after a plane crash that has burned one-third of her body. She leaves her parents and church in Washington, D.C. for Las Vegas, where she attempts to re-discover herself. Colonna is currently shooting the independent comedy Old Days for director Michael Rosenbaum. She also is a writer and regular panelist on E!’s Chelsea Lately and a producer and series regular on its late-night spinoff After Lately. Colonna is repped by APA, New Wave Entertainment and Jeff Cohen of Cohen Gardner.
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