Paramount Sets Dec. 9 Release Date for Jason Reitman's ‘Young Adult’

Studio plans to take the comedy wide on Dec. 16

Paramount has set a Dec. 9 limited release date for Jason Reitman comedy "Young Adult."

The movie will go into wide release on Dec. 16, 2011.

"Young Adult" is about a fiction writer who, after her divorce, goes back to her small Minnesota hometown. There, she tries to get back together with her ex-boyfriend, now a married father.

Diablo Cody wrote and produced the movie, which stars Charlize Theron and Patrick Wilson.

Theron, Lianne Halfon, Mason Novick and Russell Smith also produced the film.