Actress will costar with Kevin Spacey in film

Virginia Madsen will star opposite Kevin Spacey as his ex-wife in indie comedy “Father of Invention.”

Pic will be produced by Trigger Street Prods.’ Spacey and Dana Brunetti plus Jonathan Krane and Ken Barbet.

Trent Cooper directs from a script he wrote with Krane and Nichole Beatty. Scott Lumpkin exec produces. Lensing is under way.

“Father of Invention” centers on a humble inventor-turned-egomaniacal billionaire 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 has spent his fortune and remarried.

Camilla Belle, Heather Graham and Craig Robison also star.

Madsen recently produced the documentary “I Know a Woman Like That,” directed by her mother, Elaine Madsen, and appears in the upcoming Hilary Swank starrer “Amelia.”

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