Full disclosure: I have never so much as leafed through a copy of any of the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series (but I ask you: how many 34-year-old women with posters of Siouxsie Sioux on her walls have?), so I come to this trailer in semi-complete ignorance. That said, I’m kinda intrigued by it. It seems sorta sweet-goofy-witty — something of a modern-day Freaks and Geeks, albeit a broader one. The following are all positives in my book:
-It has a cast of kid actors who don’t make me want to scratch my eyes out with their hideously cloying “cuteness.” (See: Tooth Fairy) Doesn’t seem to be any of that here, folks!
-Chloe Moretz, the funny little sister from (500) Days of Summer, is in it
-Steve Zahn is in it
-The line “A butt can’t be cute. It’s a butt.” Yes, I’m immature.
What’s your take? Are ya curious about this flick?