The Odd Life of Timothy Green Coming August 15, 2012

This post will have the official information from Walt Disney Studios regarding The Odd Life of Timothy Green – coming to theaters August 15, 2012.  When young Timothy suddenly comes into the lives of Cindy and Jim Green, they learn that sometimes the unexpected can bring some of life’s greatest gifts.  Continue reading for trailer, images, and family activity sheets for the film.

Update October 16, 2012

“The Odd Life of Timothy Green” will be released on Blu-ray Combo Pack, DVD, High Definition Digital and On-Demand platforms on December 4, 2012.

“The Odd Life of Timothy Green” Blu-ray Combo Pack provides viewers with the chance to delve deeper into this captivating movie experience through never-before-seen bonus features, including the documentary “Family Roots: Bringing ‘The Odd Life of Timothy Green’ to the Screen,” which looks at this unique family story and the creative team that brought it to life; “Glen Hansard: Behind ‘This Gift” – the Academy Award winning songwriter tells how he and Marketa Irglova crafted the moving end-credits song; “This Gift” Music Video by Glen Hansard; Five all-new deleted scenes; and a director audio-commentary.

Update August 8, 2012

Adventures by Daddy correspondent reviews “The Odd Life of Timothy Green” in this spoiler-free articleHave the Day You Have.

(l-r) Jennifer Garner, Cameron "CJ" Adams, Joel Edgerton. Photo by: Phil Bray. © Disney Enterprises, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

 

Also, an opportunity to chat with Jennifer Garner and photos from “The Odd Life of Timothy Green” World Premiere at the El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood.

Actress Jennifer Garner at the Premiere of "The Odd Life Of Timothy Green" at the El Capitan Theatre. Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez

 

Update July 28, 2012

LIVE Chat on Wednesday, August 1 with Joel Edgerton (Jim Green) and Director Peter Hedges on Google Play at 3:30pm EST, details after the video.

To join Joel and Peter in the live hangout, submit your best question here and Google Play will reach out to you if you’ve been selected.  You can also log in at 3:30pm EST on Wednesday, August 1st and watch the chat live.

Continue after the break for more news, hi res images, and trailers for “The Odd Life of Timothy Green” including a special sweepstakes.  For more family movie news, be sure to follow Adventures by Daddy on twitter and “like” our facebook page too.


Update July 26, 2012

Magical Moments Photo App & Sweepstakes!!!

When Timothy Green unexpectedly shows up in Stanleyville, he changes the lives of the people he meets forever.

Cameron "CJ" Adams, Photo by Phil Bray, ©Disney Enterprises, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

 

Inspired by that, Disney has created an application that allows fans of “The Odd Life of Timothy Green” to upload and share photos of magical moments from their own lives. When a photo is submitted, it becomes a part of our Magical Moments Photo Collage:

In addition, the application is hosting a sweepstakes where users can enter to win the grand prize – a Frigidaire Affinity washer and dryer. 25 first-place winners will also receive a promo card for a free photo book from Shutterfly.

Original article from July 18, 2012 follows below

From Walt Disney Studios press release:

Academy Award®–nominated director/writer Peter Hedges (“Dan in Real Life,” What’s Eating Gilbert Grape?”) brings enchantment to the screen with “The Odd Life of Timothy Green,” an inspiring, magical story about a happily married couple, Cindy and Jim Green (Jennifer Garner and Joel Edgerton), who can’t wait to start a family but can only dream about what their child would be like.  When young Timothy (CJ Adams) shows up on their doorstep one stormy night, Cindy and Jim—and their small town of Stanleyville—learn that sometimes the unexpected can bring some of life’s greatest gifts.

To download a 14 page (pdf) “Summer Fun Kit,” click here.  The kit contains crafts, recipes, and activities inspired by the film.

Images from “The Odd Life of Timothy Green” follow below.

Timothy (CJ Adams, left) and Cindy (Jennifer Garner, right) Photo by Phil Bray © Disney Enterprises, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Cindy (Jennifer Garner, left), Timothy (CJ Adams, center) and Jim (Joel Edgerton, right) Green. Photo by: Phil Bray ©Disney Enterprises, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Cindy (Jennifer Garner, left), Timothy (CJ Adams, center) and Jim Green (Joel Edgerton, right) Photo by Phil Bray ©Disney Enterprises, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Cindy Green (Jennifer Garner, left) introduces Timothy (CJ Adams, right) Photo by Phil Bray ©Disney Enterprises, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Timothy Green (CJ Adams, left) and Joni Jerome (Odeya Rush, right) Photo by Phil Bray ©Disney Enterprises, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Cindy Green (Jennifer Garner, right) shares a laugh with Timothy (CJ Adams, left) Photo by Phil Bray ©Disney Enterprises, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

 

In the interview with Jennifer Garner embedded below, she discusses what drew her to the film, appealing characters and scripts, parenting, and more.

THE ODD LIFE OF TIMOTHY GREEN

Genre:                          Drama-Comedy

Rating:                         PG

U.S. Release date:        August 15, 2012

Running time:               100 mins.

Cast:                            Jennifer Garner, Joel Edgerton, Dianne Wiest, CJ Adams, Rosemarie DeWitt, Ron Livingston, M. Emmet Walsh, Odeya Rush, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Lois Smith, with David Morse and Common

Director:                       Peter Hedges

Producers:                    Ahmet Zappa, Scott Sanders, Jim Whitaker

Executive Producers:    John Cameron, Mara Jacobs

Story by:                      Ahmet Zappa

Screenplay by:              Peter Hedges

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