Written by Northern Irish TV writer Terry Cafolla, the film is described as an "uplifting tragedy", with the inspiration for the script the statistic that car accidents are the biggest killer of young people and that the most likely cause of death for a woman under the age of 24 is the driving of her partner.
Lily Loveless (represented by United Agents), with newly brown hair.
Lewis Rainer (represented by TCG Artist Management), a Guildford School of Acting graduate, stars as Tom Harris. Lewis played Ross Duncan in Grange Hill and more recently was seen as Alex in Dani's House for CBBC.
Josh Bolt (represented by Curtis Brown) plays Brian. Josh, from Liverpool, played the lead in ITV's Just Henry.
Sacha Parkinson (represented by Curtis Brown) plays Kate. Sacha played Lewis Rainer's sister in Grange Hill, and went on to star as Sian Powers in Coronation Street.
Georgia Henshaw (represented by BWH) is also in the cast along with 19 year old Darcy Isa (represented by Independent Talent) from Leeds, another Grange Hill actress who went on to appear in Waterloo Road.
Darlow Smithson Productions is producing the two-hour drama with Sarah Walker (The Cut and Hollyoaks) directing.
One Day Like This is expected to premiere on BBC3 in early 2013.