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Charlize Theron To Reunite With Young Adult’s Diablo Cody and Jason Reitman

The word on the street — which is to say Hollywood trade blogs — is that Charlize Theron is in early talks to hook up with Young Adult writer Diablo…

Jenni Miller | April 5, 2016 - 3:30 pm

Shailene Woodley Thinks “Twilight” Sends A “Toxic” Message To Teens

“Twilight, I’m sorry, is about a very unhealthy, toxic relationship. [The protagonist Bella] falls in love with this guy and the second he leaves her, her life is over and…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | March 12, 2014 - 11:00 am

10 Life Lessons I Learned From Reading Young Adult Novels

As is true for most aspiring writers, I was first a reader. I think I learned to read at like 4 and completely devoured The Babysitter’s Club series, and then…

College Candy | June 2, 2013 - 11:30 am

The CW Is Developing A “Hunger Games”-Like Show Based On The Young Adult Novel “The Selection”

The huge success of The Hunger Games film adaptation did not go unnoticed. Hollywood is currently doing everything it can to figure out how to replicate the success of that project with their…

The Mary Sue | May 20, 2012 - 11:30 am

Diablo Cody Says Feminists “Should Be Up My Butt”

“Any feminist out there who doesn’t support me gets a big boo because you’ve got one person out there who is advocating for women in Hollywood and you’re going to slag…

Jessica Wakeman | January 27, 2012 - 9:40 am

The Good, The Bad & The Totally Meh At The “Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close” And “Young Adult” Premieres

Both “Young Adult” and “Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close” held premieres this week, and the stars of both films — Charlize Theron and Sandra Bullock — turned out in support.

Julie Gerstein | December 16, 2011 - 5:00 pm

Charlize Theron Is Concerned For Grown Women Who Wear Hello Kitty

“I’m pretty amazed by Hello Kitty. I see so many women in their 30s walking around in Hello Kitty shit and nobody is concerned for them … [Is it] the…

Ami Angelowicz | December 16, 2011 - 12:00 pm

7 Things We’ve Learned About Life Since High School

In “Young Adult,” Diablo Cody’s new film opening Dec. 16, Charlize Theron plays Mavis, a divorced novelist who returns to her home in small-town Minnesota determined to rekindle a romance…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | December 16, 2011 - 11:00 am

Here Are Your 2012 Golden Globe Nominees!

Let the award season begin! This morning, the nominees for the 2012 Golden Globe Awards were announced in Hollywood. I can’t contain my excitement: Ryan Gosling got nominated for two…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | December 15, 2011 - 9:40 am

Diablo Cody On Her Film’s “Romantic Love Scene”

“It’s a love scene to me, in a weird, sick way, and I really was looking forward to writing it. I was looking forward to it the way you look…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | December 14, 2011 - 2:45 pm

7 Things We’ve Learned About Friendship Since High School

In “Young Adult,” Diablo Cody’s new film opening Dec. 16, Charlize Theron plays Mavis, a divorced novelist who returns to her home in small-town Minnesota determined to rekindle a romance…

The Frisky | December 13, 2011 - 11:00 am

Diablo Cody Wanted To Create A “Beloved” Female “Anti-Hero”

“The conventional knowledge in Hollywood is that an unsympathetic female character can tank a movie. I’m hoping that’s not true. I’m knocking on wood really emphatically right now but honestly…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | December 12, 2011 - 10:20 am

We See Chick Flicks: “Young Adult”

Starring Charlie Theron, Patton Oswalt, Patrick Wilson & Elizabeth Reaser
Written by Diablo Cody and directed by Jason Reitman
I went into a screening of “Young Adult” already…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | December 9, 2011 - 3:00 pm

Diablo Cody Says She Suffers From “Imposter Syndrome”

“I think women in particular — and, in fact, I’m acting as if this is my original thought, it’s on the Internet that women in particular are more susceptible to…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | December 6, 2011 - 2:40 pm

7 Things We’ve Learned About Love Since High School

In “Young Adult,” Diablo Cody’s new film opening Dec. 16, Charlize Theron plays Mavis, a divorced novelist who returns to her home in small-town Minnesota determined to rekindle a romance…

The Frisky | December 6, 2011 - 11:00 am

Diablo Cody’s New Flick “Young Adult” Takes Some Risks

Say what you will about the choices Diablo Cody has made as a result of her fame from “Juno,” but the woman takes risks — huge risks — with what…

Jessica Wakeman | October 7, 2011 - 5:20 pm

Why We Can’t Wait For Charlize Theron In “Young Adult”

As a devout fan of Judy Blume, The Babysitter’s Club, and Sweet Valley High books, the entire Frisky staff’s interest has been piqued by this just-released poster for “Young Adult,”

Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com | September 9, 2011 - 11:20 am

Diablo Cody Teams Up With Charlize Theron For Her Next Flick, “Young Adult”

OK, OK, so “Jennifer’s Body” bombed. But Diablo Cody, the Oscar-winning screenwriter behind “Juno,” is the kind of lady who dusts herself off to try again. Our girl Diablo is…

Jessica Wakeman | September 28, 2010 - 1:09 pm