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Jennifer Garner May Join Steve Carell for Disney's ALEXANDER AND THE...VERY BAD DAY

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According to The Hollywood Reporter, Jennifer Garner has officially entered negotiations to star alongside Steve Carell in Disney's upcoming adaptation of the classic 1972 children's book ALEXANDER AND THE TERRIBLE, HORRIBLE, NO GOOD, VERY BAD DAY.

Miguel Arteta is set to direct, with Shawn Levy and Dan Levine producing via 21 Laps.

The children's book, written by Judith Viors, follows the story of a young boy, Alexander, who comes to realize that everyone is capable of having awful days - when he wishes his family would experience the same hurt he does.

Carell has already joined the project as the boy's father. Should she accept, Garner would take on the role of his mother.

For the original report, head on over to The Hollywood Reporter.

Over the years, Garner has cultivated a respectable acting career and has been recognized for her numerous achievements. Her portrayal of CIA double-agent Sydney Bristow in the hit show "Alias" earned her a Golden Globe, Screen Actors Guild Award and People's Choice Award. She was also nominated four times for an Emmy, four times for a Golden Globe and twice for a Screen Actors Guild Award for her role. Garner's film credits include: "Arthur," "Valentine's Day," "The Invention of Lying," "Ghosts of Girlfriends Past," "Juno," "The Kingdom," "Catch and Release," "13 Going On 30," "Daredevil," "Elektra," "Dude Where's My Car?" and "Pearl Harbor." She recently appeared in "Butter" and "The Odd Life of Timothy Green."

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