Sunday, April 4, 2010

Jennifer Garner goes all buttery for next film

Next month, Jennifer Garner starts working on her next film, and its nothing like her role as Sydney Bristow. Director Jim Field Smith (She’s Out Of My League) is making a movie called "Butter." Guess what it's about?

“It’s about butter carving in the Midwest, believe it or not,” Smith tells us. “Google it, you’ll be amazed. It’s like the NASCAR of dairy.”According to a Toronto Sun article, the comedy is a metaphor for the 2008 U.S. Presidential election, with Garner as the Hillary Clinton of the piece, the Butter Carving Queen whose coronation is considered a mere formality. That is, until a 12-year-old African-American butter-carving prodigy turns up (Yara Shahidi), who pulls the competitive rug out from under her despite a lack of experience.It’s Garner’s first film under the aegis of her new production company. “I can’t wait to start churning,” she says.