Russell Brand and Julianne Hough set for Cody film

Russell Brand and Julianne Hough will star in the untitled Mandate film marking the directorial debut of screenwriter Diablo Cody.

According to Variety, the film had been previously titled “Lamb of God.”

Cody will direct from her own script.

Mason Novick is producing.

The film centers on a religious woman (Hough) who loses her faith following a plane crash and moves to Las Vegas to let her wild side show for the first time in her life. She eventually rediscovers her faith with the help of a new acquaintance (Brand).

Brand was last seen in “Arthur.”

Hough will be seen in the upcoming “Footloose” remake in October.

The two will both be seen in the upcoming “Rock of Ages” next year. Note the date on this article may be incorrect due to importing it from our old system.

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