In April 2014, it was announced that Butler had joined the cast of the play Death of the Author at the Geffen Playhouse in Los Angeles.He played the role of Bradley, a pre-law student with a double major in political science and math, and is set to graduate from a wealthy university. — Actor Gerard Butler said he is excited to be at Daytona International Speedway as grand marshal for Sunday’s Daytona 500 but added that his mother might be even more thrilled.“The atmosphere here has blown me away,” Butler said Sunday morning.“I even have my mother and stepdad and my aunt and friends here. In February 2008, Butler landed a recurring role on the Nickelodeon/Family show Zoey 101 playing James Garrett, the love interest of Jamie Lynn Spears's title character Zoey, and in March of that year, he appeared in an episode of Out of Jimmy's Head playing the role of Lance in the episode titled "Princess".
In December 2010, Butler told Week In Rewind about landing his role in Sharpay's Fabulous Adventure: "I had worked with Ashley once, and then I heard about the movie, because she called me and said, 'Austin, I want you to come and read for the director for this--I think you'd be perfect.' So, I went and met with the director, and it went really well, and I ended up doing the movie." In the same year, he signed onto play a lead role of Zack Garvey in the Lifetime TV movie called The Bling Ring, made by Dick Clark Productions and directed by Michael Lembeck who previously directed Tooth Fairy and The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause, The Bling Ring, a Lifetime television movie, aired on September 26, 2011 and stars Austin Butler as Zack Garvey (based on Nick Prugo).
In March 2012, Butler was cast in The CW's Sex and the City prequel series, The Carrie Diaries, to play Sebastian Kydd, a brooding heartthrob attending the same high school as Carrie Bradshaw, played by Anna Sophia Robb.
The Carrie Diaries is based on Candace Bushnell's novel by the same name and follows Bradshaw's life in the 1980s as a teenager in New York City.
The new man is everything that she always wanted in a man.
He is a combination of Shahid Kapoor and Gerard Butler," SKJ quoted her friend as saying.
After her breakup with Shahid Kapoor, Priyanka Chopra remained tight-lipped about her relationship status.