The Butler Movie Reviews
The most talked about movie so far this month is Lee Daniels’ The Butler, which follows the story of a White House butler through eight presidential administrations and the Civil Rights era in America. The movie, which opened in theaters on August 16 2013, is now playing everywhere, and here is what its cast had to say about the film.
Oprah Winfrey Cry on Cue & Bonding with Forest Whitaker in The Butler
Oprah Winfrey returned to movies for the first time in 15 years for The Butler. Learn what inspired this media icon to tackle a new role, and what audiences have been responding to from the film so far. Plus, how did Oprah learn to cry on command for her performance as Gloria, the title butler’s wife in this movie?
Click to read her interview from The View:
The Butler: David Oyelowo Punched by Oprah & Freedom Riders History
David Oyelowo is a rising star who may have his first blockbuster hit as Forest Whitaker’s son in The Butler. But he had to take a few hits from Oprah on the set! See what he and co-star Lenny Kravitz learned along the journey to the box office.
Forest Whitaker Fast Times at Ridgemont High & Eugene Allen The Butler
Forest Whitaker learned a lot while performing his starring role in Lee Daniels’ The Butler. He explained how he ended up on the path of acting and also recalled his early start on Live! with Kelly and Michael.
Learn more about the real life inspiration for this film here:
Cuba Gooding Jr: Funny Head Butler Carter Wilson
Cuba Gooding Jr., currently starring in Broadway’s The Trip To Bountiful, is back on the big screen with The Butler. Find out about why he was cut from his first movie role, and what role he initially wanted in this script.
Use the link to read his interview from Live! with Kelly and Michael.
GMA: Jane Fonda The Butler Review & The Newsroom Emmy Nomination
Jane Fonda stars as Nancy Reagan in the sprawling period drama, and she visited Good Morning America this week to discuss her performance. She can also be seen in the HBO series The Newsroom.
Click to read what Jane said about her latest role: