The comedy has a screenplay by Academy Award-winner Diablo Cody, who reunites with Reitman and Theron after having worked together on 2011's follows Marlo (Theron), a mother of three, including a newborn, who is gifted a night nanny by her brother (Duplass).
Hesitant to accept the extravagance at first, Marlo comes to form a unique bond with the thoughtful, surprising and sometimes challenging young nanny named Tully (Davis).
In the interim, she goes alone to a different bar, Woody's.
There she reconnects with a former classmate she barely remembers, Matt Freehauf (Patton Oswalt), who became disabled after being beaten by jocks who erroneously assumed he was gay.
Beth wants to stay out longer, so Mavis offers to drive the drunk Buddy home.
When Beth's band performs, the lead singer dedicates their opening song to Buddy from Beth; much to Mavis's dismay, it is "The Concept".
The film is scheduled to be released on April 20, 2018 by Focus Features.
On May 6, 2016, Bron Studios came on board to co-produce and finance the film, titled Tully, which would star Theron as Marlo, a mother of three children, including a newborn, and a night nanny named Tully is hired for her by her brother.
tells the story of Marlo, a mother of three including a newborn, who is gifted a night nanny by her brother," a plot synopsis said.
"Hesitant to the extravagance at first, Marlo comes to form a unique bond with the thoughtful, surprising, and sometimes challenging, young nanny named Tully." "We're thrilled to be teaming up with Jason for the first time after being long admirers of his witty, inspired filmmaking," Peter Kujawski, chairman of Focus Features, said in a statement.