Paramount Is Into A “Young Adult”

Paramount Pictures has scored the worldwide distribution rights to Jason Reitman’s next project’ “Young Adult” at Mandate PIctures reports Variety.

Charlize Theron plays a thirty-something, divorced fiction writer who returns to her hometown to chase an ex-boyfriend (Patrick Wilson) who just had a baby. Patton Oswalt also stars.

Diablo Cody (“Juno”) penned the script and shooting kicks off in New York this month. Lianne Halfon, Russell Smith, Mason Novick, Cody, Reitman and Theron will all produce.