TWC buttering up Burrell

Thesp in talks to star opposite Garner in 'Butter'

Ty Burrell (“Modern Family”) is in final negotiations to star in the Weinstein Co.’s comedy “Butter” opposite Jennifer Garner.

Burrell will portray the butter-carving champion for the past 15 years who is pressured to step down. His wife, portrayed by Garner, can’t stand the idea of not being in the limelight so she starts training to be the new champion.

Garner’s also producing through her Vandalia Films banner along with Mike De Luca. “Butter” was penned by Jason Micallef and will be directed by Jim Field Smith.

Burrell will also be seen in “Morning Glory” and “Fair Game.”

He’s repped by ICM and Principal Entertainment.

More Film

  • A Quiet Place

    China Box Office: ‘A Quiet Place’ Opens Third Behind ‘Infinity War'

    Ty Burrell (“Modern Family”) is in final negotiations to star in the Weinstein Co.’s comedy “Butter” opposite Jennifer Garner. Burrell will portray the butter-carving champion for the past 15 years who is pressured to step down. His wife, portrayed by Garner, can’t stand the idea of not being in the limelight so she starts training […]

  • Patricia Morison Dead: 'Kiss Me Kate'

    Patricia Morison, Stage Star of 'Kiss Me, Kate', Dies at 103

    Ty Burrell (“Modern Family”) is in final negotiations to star in the Weinstein Co.’s comedy “Butter” opposite Jennifer Garner. Burrell will portray the butter-carving champion for the past 15 years who is pressured to step down. His wife, portrayed by Garner, can’t stand the idea of not being in the limelight so she starts training […]

  • Does Cannes Have a Future? Yes,

    Does Cannes Have a Future? Yes, But the Festival Needs to Change

    Ty Burrell (“Modern Family”) is in final negotiations to star in the Weinstein Co.’s comedy “Butter” opposite Jennifer Garner. Burrell will portray the butter-carving champion for the past 15 years who is pressured to step down. His wife, portrayed by Garner, can’t stand the idea of not being in the limelight so she starts training […]

  • DEADPOOL 2

    'Deadpool 2' Leads International Box Office With Powerful $176 Million Debut

    Ty Burrell (“Modern Family”) is in final negotiations to star in the Weinstein Co.’s comedy “Butter” opposite Jennifer Garner. Burrell will portray the butter-carving champion for the past 15 years who is pressured to step down. His wife, portrayed by Garner, can’t stand the idea of not being in the limelight so she starts training […]

  • BlacKkKlansman

    Variety Critics Name the 12 Best Movies From Cannes 2018

    Ty Burrell (“Modern Family”) is in final negotiations to star in the Weinstein Co.’s comedy “Butter” opposite Jennifer Garner. Burrell will portray the butter-carving champion for the past 15 years who is pressured to step down. His wife, portrayed by Garner, can’t stand the idea of not being in the limelight so she starts training […]

  • DEADPOOL 2

    Box Office: 'Deadpool 2' Propels to $125 Million Opening

    Ty Burrell (“Modern Family”) is in final negotiations to star in the Weinstein Co.’s comedy “Butter” opposite Jennifer Garner. Burrell will portray the butter-carving champion for the past 15 years who is pressured to step down. His wife, portrayed by Garner, can’t stand the idea of not being in the limelight so she starts training […]

  • U.S.-China Film Talks Now Part of

    U.S.-China Film Talks Now Hostage to Trade War (Report)

    Ty Burrell (“Modern Family”) is in final negotiations to star in the Weinstein Co.’s comedy “Butter” opposite Jennifer Garner. Burrell will portray the butter-carving champion for the past 15 years who is pressured to step down. His wife, portrayed by Garner, can’t stand the idea of not being in the limelight so she starts training […]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content