Gerard Butler happy for Jessica Biel

Updated: Oct 20, 2012, 19:19 PM IST

London: Actor Gerard Butler has passed on his best wishes for newly wed actress Jessica Biel and has called her an exceptional woman.

Butler and Biel will be seen sharing screen space in forthcoming movie "Playing For Keeps". The movie also stars Uma Thurman and Catherine Zeta Jones, reported E! Online.

"I`m very excited for her. Absolutely... I know Justin. He`s a good dude. He`s a great guy. Great guy and she`s an exceptional woman. I`m very happy for her. She`s amazing. She`s a great girl," he said.

Directed by Gabriele Muccino, "Playing For Keeps" is slated to release December 7.

Biel tied the knot with Timberlake yesterday in an intimate ceremony in Italy.