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  1. 'The Butler' Battle: Director Lee Daniels Pleads His Case To Warner Bros.' Kevin Tsujihara

    8:25 pm 7/3/2013

    The director tells the studio's new CEO that if the Weinstein Company is forced to retitle the movie "it will most certainly hurt the film" about the African-American experience.Read more

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  2. Few Options for Weinstein Co. in Wake of MPAA 'Butler' Ruling (Analysis)

    5:24 pm 7/3/2013

    A high-powered litigator on behalf of TWC is pressing an antitrust claim, but a new Supreme Court decision makes it unlikely he’ll succeed.Read more

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  3. 'The Butler' Title Fight: Harvey Weinstein Loses to Warner Bros., Enlists David Boies

    9:19 pm 7/2/2013

    The MPAA's decision in favor of the 1916 Warners title draws a statement from the power lawyer, fresh from a Supreme Court win over Prop 8: "The award has no purpose except to restrict competition."Read more

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  4. 'The Butler' Trailer

    2:59 pm 5/24/2013

    Forest Whitaker and Oprah Winfrey star in the Lee Daniels' directed biopic about the life of Cecil Gaines, a man who served as the head butler for eight presidents.Read more

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  5. 'The Butler' Trailer: Oprah Winfrey Plays 'Proud' Wife to Forest Whitaker (Video)

    5:56 pm 5/7/2013

    Lee Daniels' movie is inspired by a Washington Post article about a black man who served as White House butler to eight presidents.Read more

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  6. Jane Fonda to Critics of Her Nancy Reagan Role: 'Get a Life'

    7:00 am 4/10/2013

    "Stop Hanoi Jane," says a Facebook page as conservatives seek to discredit and boycott Lee Daniels' upcoming "The Butler," but the actress remains unfazed: "It will cause more people to see the movie."Read more

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  7. Oprah Responds to Terrence Howard's Salacious 'Butler' Love-Scene Comments (Video)

    12:02 pm 3/15/2013

    The talk show mogul and star of 'The Butler' spoke with Steve Harvey about her "misbehaving" costar and his love for her voluptuous figure. Read more

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  8. Lee Daniels Feels 'Muzzled' by 'The Butler's' PG-13

    7:00 am 1/24/2013

    The "Precious" and "Paperboy" director tells THR: "I can't go into my bag of tricks: no urination, no cursing. … We only have one 'f---.'"Read more

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