Actress joins Butler, Aniston in Tennant comedy

Christine Baranski has joined the cast of Sony’s “Bounty Hunter” comedy as Jennifer Aniston’s mother.

Film, which began shooting recently, also stars Gerard Butler, with “Hitch” helmer Andy Tennant directing.

Story, penned by Sarah Thorp, centers on a bounty hunter hired to retrieve his ex-wife (Aniston), who has skipped bail.

Neal Moritz is producing through his Sony-based Original Films shingle.

Baranski last appeared in “Mamma Mia!” and will next be seen as a series regular on “The Good Wife” on CBS.

She’s repped by UTA and Viking Entertainment.

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