Steve Carell tells us about bad days and being funny onscreen

After suffering a through a series of calamities in new Disney family comedy, Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day, actor Steve Carell knows a thing or two about taking things in stride.

Talking to Into Film reporter Lily at the film’s junket, Steve gave us his top three tips for being funny, and how to take the day’s challenges in stride. Even when someone throws a crocodile at you when you’re driving to work!

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