We brought you the first glimpse at Charlize Theron in Jason Reitman‘s next film Young Adult late last week, but now the full image has arrive in high-quality from Paramount. One can make the assumption that this is an earlier scene in the film as we follow Theron returning to her small hometown. The Thank You For Smoking and Up In The Air director is re-teaming with his Oscar-winning Juno writer Diablo Cody for this drama also starring Patton Oswalt, Elizabeth Reaser and Patrick Wilson. Check out the image in hi-res below, followed by the official synopsis.
Academy Award® winner Charlize Theron plays 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.
We know the film will not be appearing film festival circuit, so we’ll be able to see on December 16th, 2011.
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