Disney’s live-action movie based on Judith Viorst’s 1972 hit children’s book Alexander And The Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day (Atheneum) is moving closer to the screen. Lisa Cholodenko (The Kids Are All Right) is directing. Ed Oxenbould will play Alexander, Steve Carrell his father, Jennifer Garner his mother. Deadline reports that Dylan Minnette will play the older brother and Kerris Dorsey his sister.
[Note: our earlier story has been corrected; thanks to the reader who caught our error.]
The movie is currently scheduled for release on Oct. 10, 2014.