YA is Hot: “Young Adult” Coming to a Theater Near You

In Children's by Edward Nawotka

By Edward Nawotka

The film Young Adult is due in theaters this December, just in time for the holidays. Directed by Jason Reitman and from a screenplay by Diablo Cody — the same duo that made Juno — and  film stars Charlize Theron, playing Mavis Gary, “a writer of teen literature who returns to her small hometown to relive her glory days and attempt to reclaim her happily married high school sweetheart (Patrick Wilson).  When returning home proves more difficult than she thought, Mavis forms an unusual bond with a former classmate (Patton Oswalt) who hasn’t quite gotten over high school, either.”

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About the Author

Edward Nawotka

Edward Nawotka is the Editor-in-Chief of Publishing Perspectives. A former foreign correspondent, he has covered the book business exclusively since 2000, serving as daily news editor for Publishers Weekly and columnist for Bloomberg News.