ComingSoon is debuting the exclusive trailer for the comedy-drama Butter for National Bullying Prevention Month, starring newcomer Alex Kersting. Based on the book by Erin Jade Lange, the movie will premiere in theaters on February 25, 2022, from Blue Fox Entertainment.
“Butter (Kersting) is a smart, funny high school junior who happens to be obese,” reads the official synopsis. “But he secretly befriends the prettiest girl in school via social media by pretending to be a jock from another school. As Butter struggles with bullying and self-esteem at school, he plans an incredible social media stunt that will risk his life but win him attention and popularity – but as the day approaches can he really go through with it?”
Check out the exclusive Butter trailer below:
The movie also stars McKayley Miller (Ma), Jack Griffo (The Thundermans), Mira Sorvino (Mighty Aphrodite), Mykelti Williamson (Forrest Gump), Brian Van Holt (House of Wax), Ravi Patel (Meet the Patels), Annabeth Gish (Midnight Mass), Adain Bradley (All American), Natalie Valerin (L.A.’s Finest), Jake Austin Walker (Stargirl), Matthew Gold (K.C. Undercover), Monte Markham (We Are Still Here), and Jesse Rabideau (Modern Love).
Butter is written and directed by Paul A. Kaufman, who produces along with J. Todd Harris and Christina Sibul.