Diary of a Wimpy Kid is a 2010 American live-action/animated feature film directed by Thor Freudenthal and based on the best-

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selling first book in the illustrated novel series of the same title by Jeff Kinney. The movie is rated PG for some rude humor and language.

The film stars Zachary Gordon, Robert Capron, Steve Zahn, Rachael Harris, Devon Bostick, Conner and Owen Fielding and Chloë Moretz. The film is scheduled for release on March 19, 2010.


A screen adaptation of the book, the film chronicles the adventures of middle school student Greg Heffley Zachary Gordon over the course of an academic year, as told through the boy's diary and hand-drawn cartoons.


  • Grayson Russell as Fregley, Greg's weird classmate.
  • Alex Ferris as Colin Lee, one of Greg's classmates.
  • Owen Best as Bryce Anderson, the most popular kid in Greg's grade. Also girls say he has a "cute butt" .
  • Jake D. Smith as Archie Kelly, one of Greg's partners in the school play.
  • Andrew McNee as Coach Malone, the Phys. Ed teacher.
  • Rob LaBelle as Mr. Winsky
  • Jennifer Clement as Mrs. Flint
  • Laine MacNeil as Patty Farrell
  • Harrison Houde as Darren Walsh, who is infamous for starting the cheese touch.
  • Belita Moreno as Mrs. Norton, the music teacher for the Wizard of Oz Play.


The filming of Diary of a Wimpy Kid wrapped up on October 16, 2009, and the film is expected to be released on March 19, 2010. It will combine live action with animation and is directed by Thor Freudenthal, with Zachary Gordon starring as Greg.

The official trailer for Wimpy Kid was released on the Internet on January 21, 2010 and was shown in theaters with Tooth Fairy. A poster for the film was released shortly after. Another trailer was shown in the Percy Jackson & The Olympians: The Lightning Thief movie.

The official Facebook account for Wimpy Kid has uploaded three official clips from the film, as of March 1, 2010.