'Body' builds with Brody and Simmons


Adam Brody and J.K. Simmons have joined the cast of "Jennifer's Body," Diablo Cody and Jason Reitman's follow-up collaboration to "Juno."

Karyn Kusama is directing Fox Atomic's dark comedy/horror film starring Amanda Seyfried and Megan Fox.

Cody's script centers on Jennifer (Fox), a cheerleader possessed by a demon who starts feeding off the boys in a Minnesota farming town. Her bookish best friend (Seyfried) must take drastic measures to protect the town.

Brody will play Nikolai, a hot lead singer of an up-and-coming rock band with a penchant for evil. Simmons will play Mr. Wroblewski, a high school science teacher.

Reitman, his Hard C partner Dan Dubiecki and Mason Novick are producing.

Brody worked with Reitman in "Thank You for Smoking." The actor, who is repped by Endeavor, is attached to play the Flash in Warner Bros.' still-in-development "Justice League" movie.

Simmons is quickly becoming a go-to player for Reitman, having appeared in "Thank You for Smoking" and "Juno." He is repped by Gersh.