Reitman, Cody, Theron Team For “Young Adult”

Jason Reitman (“Up in the Air”) is in talks to direct and Charlize Theron is in talks to star in the dark comedy “Young Adult” for Mandate Pictures says The Hollywood Reporter.

Diablo Cody (“Juno”) penned the script about a thirtysomething, divorced, young-adult fiction writer (Theron) in Minneapolis who returns to her hometown to chase her ex-boyfriend who is now married with a kid.

Cody, Reitman, Mason Novick, Lianne Halfon and Russell Smith are producing. Filming aims to kick off mid-October in New York.