5 Reasons To See ‘Twilight’ Star Ashley Greene In ‘Butter’

Mon, October 1, 2012 5:01am EDT by 2 Comments
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The sexy Twilight star sinks her teeth into a stripping Olivia Wilde in her raunchy new comedey. Read on for more details!

Twi-hards rejoice! Ashley Greene, Breaking Dawn’s Alice Cullen, isn’t going anywhere soon. The stunning young star has, for the moment, shed her YAL fangs for a more grown-up comedy role in, Butter.

The ongoing mega-franchies’s favorite clairvoyant immortal gives a steamy performance in a scandalous role that had premiere audiences – hosted by The Cinema Society, DKNY, Forevermark, and RentThe Runway.com – shocked and howling. Fans won’t want to miss it!

Here are the top five reasons to get some Butter this Fall.

#1)  Ashley Green and Olivia Wilde‘s lesbian sex scene: Let’s not bury the lead here. Olivia gets extremely physical with the Twilight star, and earns a lump sum in cash for paying special attention to places south of the border. The fleeting romance is a subplot that goes nowhere, but it’s plenty engrossing while it lasts.

#2) Olivia Wilde, getting, well, wild: A star-tattooed and goth-glammed Olivia in knee-high leather boots, works a stripper pole, a married Hugh Jackman, and then Ashley Greene – each with similar athleticism. Enough said.

# 3) Ashley Greene: might play a disaffected teen here, embittered by a mother (Jennifer Garner) so obsessed with petty ambition she barely notices when her husband cheats with a stripper (Olivia). But the star, who is actually 25, might be the most precious pixie dream girl working in movies today. It’s nice to finally see the actress on the big screen eau-natural, without those creepy yellow cat eyes and white cake of Cullen vampire makeup.

#4) It’s profane: Adult content is slathered on as thick as . . . butter. Racism, the c-word, and an incest-rape joke all make appearances in a movie that otherwise has many elements (a state fair competition, cute kids, wacky conflict, kittens) of a wholesome family comedy. But believe me, it’s not. Don’t take the kids.

#5) Hugh Jackman: gives a truly weird performance as a pervy car dealer who oogles and then immediately beds – at the drop if his nearly ten-gallon hat – a married woman (Jennifer). The Australian actor, who is supposed to be playing a southern creep, barely even bothers to hide his native accent, as he delivers multiple cretinous monologues literally thanking God for helping him have an affair. It’s not clear if Hugh is too famous at this point to make a genuine effort for a more indie role, but his unfocused phone-in of a performance makes for truly interesting viewing.

Bonus: The premier’s star-studded after-party was held at The Double Seven featuring an open bar with Appleton Estate cocktails. Butter opens in theaters, OnDemand and iTunes, Oct. 5.

– Gino Orlandini

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