STUDIO CITY (KCAL9) — Academy Award-winner Diablo Cody stopped by KCAL9 Friday to tell viewers about the new movie she wrote and directed, “Paradise”!

The film, starring Julianne Hough, Octavia Spencer and Russell Brand, tells the story of a sheltered young woman who loses her faith after a plane crash and decides to go to Las Vegas to experience the wild side of life.

“Paradise” has been available on Video On Demand since Sept. 19 and will open in theaters Oct. 18.