According to Variety, Steve Carell, Greg Kinnear and Toni Collette are set to star in Little Miss Sunshine, a road-trip comedy to be financed by Big Beach.

Bought as a spec with a script by Michael Arndt, the comedy marks the directing debut of Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris. Filming begins June 6 in L.A., and Big Beach controls all distribution rights.

The pic is about the cross-country journey in a VW bus of a family bent on getting an 8-year-old to the finals of a beauty pageant.