Director Jason Reitman and screenwriter Diablo Cody reunite for the 2018 comedy film, Tully, which has just released a new teaser trailer. The comedy finds Charlize Theron as a mom whose given an unexpected, life-changing present.
In addition to Charlize Theron, the cast of Tully includes Mackenzie Davis (Halt and Catch Fire, That Awkward Moment), Mark Duplass (The Mindy Project, Manhunt: Unabomber), and Ron Livingston (Loudermilk, The Conjuring). Focus Features is set to release Tully in theaters on April 20, 2018.
Oscar winner Charlize Theron (Monster) previously worked with director Jason Reitman and writer Diablo Cody on 2011’s Young Adult, a comedy/drama about a young adult book writer who has writers block and returns home to try and steal her ex-boyfriend from his wife. It earned a Golden Globe nomination for Theron in the Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture – Comedy or Musical category, and Cody picked up a Writers Guild of America nomination for her original screenplay. The R-rated film was made for $12 million-ish and grossed $22.9 million during its theatrical run.
Reitman and Cody also worked together on 2007’s Juno starring Ellen Page, Jennifer Garner, Jason Bateman, and Michael Cera. Juno earned four Oscar nominations, with Cody winning for the Best Original Screenplay. Juno had a $7 million budget and rang up $231 million worldwide before exiting theaters.
The Tully Plot: A new comedy from Academy Award-nominated director Jason Reitman (Up in the Air) and Academy Award®-winning screenwriter Diablo Cody (Juno). Marlo (Academy Award winner Charlize Theron), a mother of three including a newborn, is gifted a night nanny by her brother (Mark Duplass). Hesitant to the extravagance at first, Marlo comes to form a unique bond with the thoughtful, surprising, and sometimes challenging young nanny named Tully (Mackenzie Davis).