Alan Rickman, Oprah Winfrey and Jane Fonda in a first look at Lee Daniels' The Butler
Director Lee Daniels’ has two films coming out in the next twelve months, the first being THE PAPERBOY, which opens in theaters next month, and the other being THE BUTLER which we’ll see in theaters sometime in 2013. Today we’re getting a first look from THE BUTLER which shows Alan Rickman and Jane Fonda as Mr. And Mrs. Reagan (Alan Rickman looks pretty good, huh?) as well as Oprah Winfrey (who will play Eugen Allen’s wife) and director Lee Daniels.
THE BUTLER follows the story of Eugene Allen (played by Forest Whitaker), the late White House butler who was employed during the reign on eight United States Presidents, from 1952-1986. THE BUTLER stars: Forest Whitaker, Alan Rickman, Jane Fonda, Oprah Winfrey, Alex Pettyfer, John Cusack, Robin Williams, James Marsden, Liev Schreiber, Lenny Kravitz and Cuba Gooding Jr. No word on when THE BUTLER will hit theaters, but expect to see this one next fall around awards season. (CinemaBlend)