Have you ever had the day that just starts off on the wrong foot? Maybe your coffee maker broke, or worse yet you forgot your coffee at the grocery store and you slept through your alarm? Maybe your favorite outfit was not ready at the dry-cleaners and perhaps you forgot your cell phone when you left the house. Life happens fast and we all have very bad days once in a while, but it is what happens at the end of the day that makes a difference. Will you press the repeat button and live in your own agony or will you conquer the day with an upbeat, nothing can get over on you attitude? Let’s join Alexander and watch him live through his really, terrible, bad day!
Are you ready to have a really terrible, bad day? It is possible, if you join Alexander in his adventures! Disney is ready to entertain us and dazzle us with a funny, family movie that is sure to have everyone genre in the family laughing and cheering on Alexander. Disney’s “Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day” comes to theaters October 10, 2014.
What will happen to 11 year old Alexander(Ed Oxenbould) as his day is the most terrible and horrible day of his young life? His day will begin with gum stuck in his hair, and then a series of events that lead from one to the next. His family who is generally upbeat doesn’t have sympathy for him and Alexander naturally begins to wonder if he is the only one in the world that has bad things happening to him? Alexander’s eyes are opened when he sees his mom(Jennifer Garner) and dad(Steve Carell), brother(Dylan Minnette) and sister (Kerris Dorsey) living out a terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day.
Would you like to let your kids start having a #VeryBadDay? Let’s start out with a clip from the upcoming movie and this great recipe.
Here are a few facts you might want to know about the upcoming movie:
– Director Miguel Arteta won the 2001 Independent Spirit Award for best feature under $500,000 for “Chuck & Buck.”
-Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day, ” published in 1972, written by Judith Viorst, and was inspired by Viorst’s sons Alexander, Anthony and Nicholas.
-With more than 2 million copies in print, it became an ALA Notable Children’s Book and won a George G. Stone Center Recognition of Merit, a Georgia Children’s Book Award, and distinction as a Reading Rainbow book.
-Viorst penned the sequels: “Alexander, Who Used to be Rich Last Sunday” (1978) and “Alexander, Who’s Not (Do You Hear Me? I Mean It!) Going to Move” (1995).
-The 1972 book was actually first adapted to the small screen as a half-hour HBO animated musical in 1990 before Viorst collaborated with composers Charles Strouse (music) and Shelley Markham (musical score) for a 1998 stage musical at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C.
-“Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day” is the first live-action film adaptation of the children’s classic.
Get ready to laugh and have some great family fun when this movie hits theaters!