The movie also stars Yin Chang, Renee Olstead and Spencer Locke. In January 2012, Butler guest-starred on the NBC comedy Are You There, Chelsea?
Butler portrayed the cousin of Alexa's character Ruby, whom he has a crush on, reasoning that it was because he never grew up with her.
In 2005, after working as an extra on several television series, Butler landed his first regular job as a background actor playing the role of Lionel Scranton for two seasons on Nickelodeon's Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide.
In May 2007, Butler landed a guest starring role on the Disney Channel series Hannah Montana playing the role of Derek Hanson opposite actress Miley Cyrus, and in September of that same year, he portrayed Jake Krandle in the episode "i Like Jake" on the Nickelodeon series i Carly.
In September 2011, Butler was reportedly seen leaving Hudgens' house.
Later on in the month, the pair was spotted at Bob's Big Boy in LA sharing a milkshake and being decidedly handsy.