Here are 4 new clips from Lee Daniels’ The Butler – a film that was in the middle of a legal battle between its distributor, The Weinstein Company, and their opponent, Warner Bros., but the fight is now over, with the film set for release in 2 weeks, on August 16.
The film which covers several decades in the life of Eugene Allen, the White House butler who served many presidents, and is loaded with a cast that includes: Forest Whitaker, Oprah Winfrey, David Oyelowo, Colman Domingo, John Cusack, Alan Rickman, Jane Fonda, Melissa Leo, Liev Schreiber, Jesse Williams, Aml Ameen, Lenny Kravitz, Cuba Gooding Jr and many more.
Music for the film is composed by the legendary Quincy Jones.
A Laura Ziskin Production, The Butler is produced by Pamela Oas Williams, the late Laura Ziskin, Lee Daniels, and Cassian Elwes. It’s executive produced by Hilary Shor and Adam Merims; and co-produced by David Jacobson.
Watch the 4 clips below, and underneath them, you’ll find the latest poster.