13 September 2011 10:25 PM, PDT | EW - Inside Movies | See recent EW.com - Inside Movies news »

Butter, the comedy about a driven housewife (Jennifer Garner) who attempts to succeed her husband (Ty Burrell) as Iowa’s champion butter sculptor — only to be challenged by a young African-American upstart — has already generated extensive buzz because of its heavy modern political references. At tonight’s gala at the Toronto Film Festival, studio chief Harvey Weinstein left no doubt about the film’s political relevance. With many of the cast’s female stars on stage before the screening, Olivia Wilde — who plays a spurned stripper — read an email from Weinstein inviting Republican congresswoman and presidential candidate Michele Bachmann to »


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