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Minka Kelly: Jackie Kennedy in 'The Butler'?

Minka Kelly: Jackie Kennedy in 'The Butler'?

Minka Kelly has reportedly been chosen to play former First Lady Jackie Kennedy in the upcoming film, The Butler!

The film’s director Lee Daniels told Screen Daily that the film will start shooting in mid-July.

Mila Kunis was previously rumored to have landed the role in the flick about The White House’s butler, Eugene Allen (Forest Whitaker), who served eight American Presidents over the course of three decades.

The film will also feature Oprah Winfrey as Allen’s wife, Matthew McConaughey as John F. Kennedy, John Cusack as Richard Nixon, Alan Rickman as Ronald Reagan, Jane Fonda as Nancy Reagan, as well as Cuba Gooding Jr, David Oyelowo, Lenny Kravitz, and Terrence Howard.

Pictured inside: Minka out and about in Los Angeles on Sunday (May 20) and Monday (May 21).

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