Paramount Pictures has set a Dec. 9, 2011 release date for its comedy Young Adult from director Jason Reitman and his Juno scribe Diablo Cody.

Charlize Theron stars as a writer who soon after her divorce, moves back to her home town to rekindle a romance with her ex-boyfriend who is now married with kids.

Paramount is planning a limited release for Dec. 9, before releasing it wide on Dec. 16.