Ed Oxenbould, best known for playing the title character in writer-director Matthew Moore's 2012 short film "Julian," is in talks to star in director Miguel Arteta's upcoming Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad, Day, The Wrap reports. He joins a cast that includes Steve Carell and Jennifer Garner as Alexander's father and mother.
Written by Judith Viorst in 1972, the famous children's book revolves around family members collectively enduring the worst day of their lives. Alexander's day goes from bad to worse after he wakes up with gum in his hair.
The film is being produced by Shawn Levy's 21 Laps and the Jim Henson Company. Levy and Dan Levine will produce for 21 Laps, while Lisa Henson and Jason Lust will produce for the Jim Henson Company.