Steve Carell is set to have a Terrible, Horrible And Very Bad Day with Lisa Cholodenko.
The Crazy, Stupid, Love star is in talks to take a role in the big-screen adaptation of Judith Vorst's children's book, Alexander And The Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day, reported Deadline.
Lisa, the co-writer and director behind Oscar nominated film The Kids Are All Right, has already signed on to direct the live-action picture, with a screenplay written by Rob Lieber,
A child to portray Alexander has yet to be found.
The story - the first of two sequels - follows the boy who is ready to move to Australia after having the worst day of his life along with his family.
Father-of-two Steve is no stranger to family-orientated fare, following his turns in Despicable Me, Horton Hears A Who! and Over The Hedge.