Articles Tagged 'The Butler'

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WATCH: David Oyelowo on Working Opposite Oprah in ‘The Butler’

British actor David Oyelowo is extremely convincing playing the rebellious son determined to fight for racial equality in the new drama Lee Daniels’ The Butler out on Friday (August 16). The film tells the story of Cecil Gaines, a fictional butler, played by Forest Whitaker, who serves in the White House during seven presidencies. The […]

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First Look: Alan Rickman as Ronald Reagan in ‘The Butler’

Look what Oprah tweeted: Alan Rickman as Ronald Reagan on set in Lee Daniels‘ upcoming film The Butler (with Jane Fonda as wife Nancy). Daniels’ film is based on the true story of butler Eugene Allen(Forest Whitaker) who worked in the White House for eight presidents. Oprah plays the wife of the butler. Uncanny, right? […]