Charlize Theron to Star in Young Adult

Paramount Pictures has acquired worldwide distribution rights to Mandate Pictures' YOUNG ADULT from Academy Award-nominated director Jason Reitman and Academy Award-winning writer Diablo Cody. Academy-Award winning actress Charlize Theron stars alongside Golden Globe nominee Patrick Wilson and Patton Oswalt.

YOUNG ADULT marks the second collaboration for these filmmakers. Reitman, Mr. Mudd, Mandate, Novick and Cody had an enormously successful partnership on JUNO. The film also marks the third collaboration for Reitman and Paramount.

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