Joel Edgerton Has An “Odd Life”

Joel Edgerton has scored the male lead role opposite Jennifer Garner in the $40 million fantasy fable “The Odd Life of Timothy Green” says Heat Vision.

Peter Hedges directs from his own script which centers on a childless couple who bury all their wishes for a baby in a box in their backyard. One day, they wake up to find that a child is born – a child that is not all that it appears.

Having appeared all over Australian television and cinema since the mid-90’s, the 36-year-old is having a mini-renaissance lately with an acclaimed performance in “Animal Kingdom” and the leading male role in the upcoming “The Thing” prequel. Edgerton beat out the likes of Mark Wahlberg and Joaquin Phoenix who were reportedly under consideration.

Ahmet Zappa and Scott Sanders are producing and shooting aims to kick off early in the new year.