Entertainment Movies Blake Lively to Star in Diablo Cody's Adaptation of 'Lady Killer' Comic for Netflix Blake Lively is teaming up with the Juno screenwriter for the adaptation of the Dark Horse comic By Salina Tsegai Salina Tsegai Instagram Editorial Intern, PEOPLE People Editorial Guidelines Published on May 7, 2021 04:28 PM Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images; Daniel Zuchnik/Getty Images Blake Lively is gearing up for another action movie. The Gossip Girl actor is teaming up with Juno screenwriter Diablo Cody to adapt the Dark Horse comic Lady Killer for Netflix, Deadline reports. Lady Killer, written by Joëlle Jones and Jamie S. Rich, centers on the picture perfect 1950s homemaker, wife and mother Josie Schuller, whose double life as an efficient killer for hire puts her American dream life in danger. Blake Lively Teases Ryan Reynolds on 'Mom & Dad' Date Night at New York Yankees Game Raymond Hall/GC Images Cody, an Oscar winner who wrote popular films like Juno, Tully and Jennifer's Body, is set to adapt the screenplay while Lively will star in the film. The Shallows actress will also serve as a producer alongside her B for Effort partner Kate Varhoff, and Mike Richardson and Keith Goldberg of Dark Horse Entertainment. Want to get the biggest stories from PEOPLE every weekday? Subscribe to our new podcast, PEOPLE Every Day, to get the essential celebrity, entertainment and human interest news stories Monday through Friday. Lively last starred in the 2020 action thriller The Rhythm Section, where she played a woman who tries to get to the bottom of a plane crash that killed her family, and ends up seeking revenge on those responsible for the purposeful accident. Cody scribe recently co-wrote the upcoming Madonna biopic at Universal with the singer, who is also directing the movie.