Ed Oxenbould has joined the cast of Miguel Arteta's upcoming family project Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day.

Based on a children's book written by Judith Viorst, the story centers on a family coping with the worst day of their lives. Ed Oxenbould will be portraying the titled character whose day gets worse when he wakes up with gum in his hair. Steve Carell and Jennifer Garner are also starring as his parents.

Miguel Arteta is directing from a script written by Lisa Cholodenko. 21 Laps' Shawn Levy is producing alongside the Jim Henson Company's Lisa Henson and Jason Lust.

Ed Oxenbould also appeared in Matthew Moore's short film Julian. No production schedule has been released.