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.

2 Responses to “ALEXANDER’s VERY BAD DAY Closer to Screen”

  1. Andrew Jelen Says:

    According to Deadline, it is Ed Oxenbould who is cast to play the title character Alexander. No offense to Mr. Minnette’s acting abilities, but a 17-year-old Alexander would surely require a very different movie.

  2. Nora Rawlinson Says:

    Good eye! Thanks for catching our error; the story has now been corrected.