Inspirational First Trailer for Crowd Pleaser ‘Lee Daniels’ The Butler’ with Forest Whitaker
There are certain movies that you can consider “Oscar-bait.” Lee Daniels’ (Push) Lee Daniels’ The Butler is exactly that. It’s a period piece about a man overcoming his past and blatant racism. And it’s full of flashy roles and well-known actors and actresses.
Whether the movie is actually good enough to garner the awards is a whole different story. However, for now, we’ll just look from afar and project plenty of awards.
Lee Daniels’ The Butler stars Forest Whitaker (The Last King of Scotland), John Cusack, Jane Fonda, and, wait for it, Oprah Winfrey!
Daniels’ pic, distributed by The Weinstein Company, will hit theaters October 18, 2013. The first trailer, which touches on all the things The Academy Awards love, released yesterday. It can be viewed below. Enjoy!
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