'Butter' Melts onto Blu-ray

Posted Mon Oct 22, 2012 at 08:00 AM PDT by

The quirky and outrageous comedy about love, sex, winning, and most of all - butter, will debut on Blu-ray in December.

In an early announcement to retailers, Starz/Anchor Bay is working on 'Butter' for Blu-ray on December 4.

Written by newcomer Jason Micallef, 'Butter' features a stellar ensemble cast that includes Golden Globe® Award winner Jennifer Garner ('The Odd Life of Timothy Green'), Emmy® Award winner Ty Burrell (ABC’s “Modern Family”), Olivia Wilde ('TRON: Legacy'), Emmy® Award winner Rob Corddry (Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart”), Ashley Greene (the 'Twilight' franchise), Alicia Silverstone ('Clueless'), and Hugh Jackman (the 'X-Men' franchise).

Much in the same vein as films like Christopher Guest’s 'Best In Show' and Alexander Payne’s 'Election,' 'Butter' also stars Yara Shahidi ('Imagine That'), Kristen Schaal (Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart”), and Phyllis Smith (NBC’s “The Office”).

In his review for Variety, film critic Peter Debruge called 'Butter' “a wicked Midwest satire with razor blades stashed beneath its bright candy-apple surface.” Wrote WeGotThisCovered.com’s, Jonathan Lack, “‘Butter’ is a spectacularly entertaining film, a well written, perfectly paced comedy brought tolife by one of the year’s best ensemble casts.” Added ComingSoon.net’s, Edward Douglas, “‘Butter’ is very much like the type of comedy Alexander Payne used to make back when he was starting out – dark and edgy humor that plays with religion and politics…”

The Blu-ray/DVD combo pack will feature 1080p video, a DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 soundtrack, and supplements include deleted/extended scenes and a gag reel.

Suggested list price for the Blu-ray is $29.99.

You can find the latest specs for 'Butter' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where it is indexed under on December 4.

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Butter (Blu-ray)
Tags: Disc Announcements, Starz/Anchor Bay (all tags)