Warner Bros. has shelled out a cool $2 million against $2.5 million for an untitled spec script from Cars writer Dan Fogelman, that is being developed as a star vehicle for Steve Carell.

According to Variety, the script has a tone comparable to Love Actually. In the film, Carell will play a father whose life unravels while he deals with a marital crisis and tries to manage his relationship with his children.

Fogelman wrote the script specifically with Carell in mind, and WB paid a premium for that.

No production date has been set.

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