Release Date: December 9, 2011 (limited; wide: Dec. 16)
Studio: Paramount Pictures
Director: Jason Reitman
Screenwriter: Diablo Cody
Starring: Charlize Theron, Patrick Wilson, Patton Oswalt, J.K. Simmons
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Summary: 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.