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  1. 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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  2. '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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  3. '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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  4. 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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  5. '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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  6. 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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  7. Lee Daniels on 'The Butler': 'I Don't Feel So Good About the Title' (Video)

    2:33 pm 8/9/2013

    But while the director's concerned, castmembers told THR they were fine with the movie's name and liked the extra attention the dispute generated.Read more

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  8. 'Lee Daniels' The Butler' Cast, Director Talk About Title Fight

    9:38 am 8/9/2013

    They address the recent dispute with Warner Bros. that resulted in the name of the film being changed.Read more

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  9. Lee Daniels' The Butler: Film Review

    4:18 pm 8/7/2013

    Forest Whitaker and Oprah Winfrey lead a star-studded cast of The Weinstein Company drama that tells the story of the civil rights movement from the point of view of a White House butler.Read more

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  10. 'Lee Daniels' The Butler': Producer, Screenwriter Talk Film's Struggle, Inspirations for Story

    1:26 pm 8/6/2013

    At the film's NY premiere, Laura Ziskin's producing partner told THR why multiple studios turned down the project while Danny Strong revealed how he made a historical film personal.Read more

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