Madsen Weds Spacey For “Invention”

Virginia Madsen (“Sideways,” “The Haunting in Connecticut”) has joined the indie comedy Father of Invention reports Variety.

The story centers on a humble inventor-turned-egomaniacal billionaire (Kevin Spacey) who loses it all when one of his inventions goes horribly awry.

After eight years in federal prison, he returns to discover his ex-wife (Madsen( has spent his fortune and remarried.

Craig Robinson, Heather Graham, Johnny Knoxville and Camilla Belle also star. Trent Cooper directs and co-wrote the projectwith Jonathan Krane and Nichole Beatty.

Space, Dana Brunetti, Jonathan Krane and Ken Barbet produce. Filming is currently underway.