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Charlize Theron, "Young Adult"
Pro: The former winner for "Monster" and nominee for "North Country" hasn't had this juicy a role in sometime. Screenwriter Diablo Cody's dark comedy finds Theron as a morally corrupt divorcee convinced she can woo her high school sweetheart to leave his wife and kids to be with her instead. Cody created characters that found Ellen Page Oscar nominated for "Juno" and landed Toni Collette an Emmy for "The United States of Tara."
Con: Will Academy members sympathize with Theron? And is the film really an awards season player or just a solid commercial hit?