Hugh Jackman, Alicia Silverstone and Olivia Wilde have all joined the cast of the comedy “Butter” for The Weinstein Company reports Movieline.
Jason A. Micallef’s script follows an adopted girl (Yara Shahidi) in Iowa who discovers her talent for butter carving. She soon finds herself in the town’s annual contest in a fight against an ambitious local woman (Jennifer Garner) whose husband (Ty Burell) is the State’s sculpting champion.
Jackman portrays an old flame of Garner’s character, Silverstone will play the adoptive mother of the teen, Wilde is a tattooed stripper who is the mistress of that sculpting champion. Ashley Greene also stars.
Garner produces while Jim Field Smith (“She’s Out of My League”) will direct. Filming kicks off this week in Louisiana.