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Forest Whitaker & Oprah Winfrey: 'The Butler' Trailer!

Forest Whitaker & Oprah Winfrey: 'The Butler' Trailer!

Forest Whitaker and Oprah Winfrey star in the trailer for the star-studded film The Butler, in theaters October 18.

The movie tells the story of a White House butler (Whitaker) who served eight American presidents over three decades. The film traces the dramatic changes that swept American society during this time, from the civil rights movement to Vietnam and beyond, and how those changes affected this man’s life and family.

The Butler also stars Alex Pettyfer, John Cusack, Robin Williams, Terrence Howard, James Marsden, Alan Rickman, Liev Schreiber, Melissa Leo, Minka Kelly, Jane Fonda, Cuba Gooding Jr., Jesse Williams, Vanessa Redgrave, Mariah Carey, David Oyelowo, and Lenny Kravitz. It was directed by Lee Daniels (The Paperboy, Precious), produced by Cassian Elwes, and executive produced by Hilary Shor.


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  • Verity

    A must see, can’t wait!

  • Lola

    Absolutely an Oscar Nominee, but someone cand explain to me Minka Kelly in this film?

  • gabby

    Looks amazing! I can’t wait to see it. The cast is brilliant and Harvey Weinstein is involved, so I’m sure this movie will play a role when the Oscars come back around.

  • elvisgirl

    Looks epic. A film worth watching. Heartwarming. Inspiring.

  • Luke

    @Lola: Minka plays Jackie Kennedy. The trailer only shows her briefly, so I’m reserving judgment.

  • Karen

    Looks amazing.

  • kikki

    everything with Minka in it lowers standards

  • mo

    Oh, can not wait!

  • Jenny

    Great cast. Definitely some Oscar nominations. Don’t worry, Minka Kelly won’t be there much.

  • Eyesonly

    James Marsden looks AMAZING as John Kennedy. I hope he gets enough screentime. Was disappointed to see his recent movies

  • Billsscope

    Looks like a powerful movie. I am looking forward to see it.

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