The Wrap is reporting Alan Arkin has signed on to Buttercup.
Oscar winner Alan Arkin is set to star opposite Jennifer Aniston in the dark indie “Buttercup,” an individual familiar with the project has told TheWrap.
Niki Caro (“Whale Rider”) directs the dramedy from a script by Alice O’Neil.
Arkin will play a grossly irresponsible father who, in the wake of his wife’s death, decides to get his life back on track with the help of his slightly neurotic daughter (Aniston).
No official word as yet.
Alan last worked with Jen in Marly and Me.
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