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  1. '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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  2. '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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  3. 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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  4. Lee Daniels Reveals Details of His Drug-Fueled Days Managing Wes Bentley and Michael Shannon

    5:00 am 8/14/2013

    Before finding success behind the camera with "Precious," the "Butler" director says he repped several emerging actors, including the troubled "American Beauty" star.Read more

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  5. 'Lee Daniels' The Butler' Cast Talk About the Basis for Their Characters (Video)

    6:39 pm 8/13/2013

    Forest Whitaker, Oprah Winfrey, Cuba Gooding Jr. and David Oyelowo discuss the real and fictional inspirations for their roles while the film's director speaks about capturing the emotional reality of the civil rights movement.Read more

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  6. 'Lee Daniels' The Butler' Cast on Creating Their Characters

    11:21 am 8/13/2013

    The stars of Lee Daniels' new drama discuss the real and fictional inspirations for their roles and what the civil rights movement means to them.Read more

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  7. Oprah 'Sorry' for Media Frenzy Over 'Racist' Incident in Switzerland

    7:41 am 8/13/2013

    The media mogul says she didn't intend for it to get blown up and insists the country doesn't need to apologize.Read more

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  8. 'Lee Daniels' The Butler' L.A. Premiere: Director, Cast Talk About the Film's Social Impact

    2:55 am 8/13/2013

    The stars and helmer also discuss the upcoming trend of movies featuring African-Americans fighting for justice.Read more

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  9. Oprah Winfrey Racism Story Is Untrue, Says Sales Clerk at Center of Media Storm (Video)

    5:08 pm 8/12/2013

    UPDATED: Meanwhile, some pundits are questioning an account they say plays too neatly into the marketing of "Lee Daniels' The Butler."Read more

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