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  1. THR's Must-Reads of the Week: Keith Olbermann's Return to ESPN, L.A. Lakers' Jeanie and Jim Buss

    8:00 am 8/17/2013

    A look back at the week that was in entertainment.Read more

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  2. Box Office Report: 'The Butler' Tops Friday With $8.3 Million; 'Kick-Ass 2,' 'Jobs' Falter

    7:50 am 8/17/2013

    The historical drama, starring Forest Whitaker and Oprah Winfrey, will easily win the weekend with an estimated $24 million-plus.Read more

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  3. Box Office Report: 'The Butler' Surges Past 'Kick-Ass 2'; 'Jobs' Headed for iFlop

    4:37 pm 8/16/2013

    The racial drama, starring Forest Whitaker and Oprah Winfrey, is taking an early lead with $8-9 million on its opening day. Read more

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  4. Lee Daniels' The Butler': Reagan Biographers Slam President's Portrayal

    3:02 pm 8/16/2013

    Paul Kengor, author of two books about the 40th president, says some scenes could amount to "Hollywood malpractice" and "ideologically driven fiction."Read more

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  5. In Theaters This Weekend: Reviews of 'Kick-Ass 2,' 'Lee Daniels' The Butler' and More

    6:00 pm 8/15/2013

    What THR's critics say about the movies opening this weekend.Read more

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  6. Box Office Preview: 'The Butler,' 'Kick-Ass 2' Battle for No. 1; Jury Out on 'Jobs'

    2:03 pm 8/15/2013

    "Paranoia" -- starring Liam Hemsworth, Gary Oldman and Harrison Ford -- looks to fizzle in its debut; "Austenland" opens in Los Angeles and New York. Read more

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  7. 'Lee Daniels' The Butler': What the Critics Are Saying

    10:21 am 8/15/2013

    The Weinstein Co. drama, starring Forest Whitaker and Oprah Winfrey, hits U.S. theaters on Aug. 16.Read more

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  8. 'The Butler' Costumer on Dressing Oprah, Jane Fonda as Nancy Reagan and Minka Kelly as Jackie O.

    10:00 am 8/15/2013

    Two-time Oscar nominated designer Ruth Carter talks to THR about re-creating four decades of Washington wardrobes: "I wanted to pay homage to the first ladies' favorite designers," from Chanel to Oscar de la Renta.Read more

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  9. Why 'Lee Daniels' The Butler' Has 41 Producers

    5:00 am 8/14/2013

    A who's who of black entrepreneurs, a Ukrainian-born billionaire, an NBA star and a wealthy New Orleans family helped back the $30 million drama.Read more

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