James Tupper Is “Playing the Field”

James Tupper (TV’s “Men in Trees,” “Grey’s Anatomy”) has scored a role in the romantic comedy “Playing the Field” for Millennium says The Hollywood Reporter.

The story centers on a former soccer star (Gerard Butler) who is forced to coach his son’s soccer team and then has trouble resisting the demanding yet seductive soccer moms.

Tupper will play the fiance of Butler’s ex-wife (Jessica Biel) and the soon-to-be step-dad to Butler’s son. Uma Thurman and Catherine Zeta-Jones also star while Gabriele Muccino directs.

Butler, Kevin Misher, Jonathan Mostow, Alan Siegel, Heidi Jo Markel & John Thompson will produce.