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    Oprah and Forest Whitaker in 'Lee Daniels' The Butler'

    Lee Daniels' The Butler is some serious, probably effective Oscar bait. It is also -- these things so often go together -- audience-pandering History Lite. Forest Whitaker, as a butler who serves at the White House through eight Presidents, from Eisenhower to Reagan, gives a dazzling performance; he...

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    Kentucky Theater Won't Screen 'Lee Daniels' The Butler' Because of Jane Fonda

    "Lee Daniels' The Butler" has proven to be a surprise hit at the box-office, but that hasn't stopped one theater from refusing to play the film. As reported in The Hollywood Reporter, a central Kentucky theater owner won't show the potential Oscar contender because of star Jane Fonda, who plays form...

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    Lee Daniels' The Butler

    The finely-tuned performances by Forest Whitaker and Oprah Winfrey seal the deal, enriching the movie beyond the mere words in Danny Strong’s wide-ranging screenplay.

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    Watch: First Clip From 'Lee Daniels' The Butler' Stars Jane Fonda As Nancy Reagan Plus New Pics From The Film

    Well, the legal battle is over and Warner Brothers has won the day (kind of). The Weinstein Company have been forced to change the title of "The Butler" to "Lee Daniels' The Butler," allowing Warner Bros. archivists and lawyers to finally get some rest, worried as they were that audiences might walk...

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    WATCH: Jane Fonda Portrays Nancy Reagan in 'Lee Daniels' The Butler' (TRAILER)

    A new clip from "Lee Daniels' The Butler," as it is now known, shows Jane Fonda stealing a scene as Nancy Reagan alongside Forest Whitaker, who plays a White House butler.

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    Casting Watch: Connie Britton Is Adam Driver's Older Girlfriend in 'This Is Where I Leave You,' Also Starring Fey and Fonda

    Connie Britton of hit ABC series "Nashville" has been added to the sprawling cast of Shawn Levy's "This Is Where I Leave You," a dark family comedy starring Tina Fey, Jane Fonda, Jason Bateman, Timothy Olyphant ("Justified"), Corey Stoll ("House of Cards"), Ben Schwartz ("Parks and Recreation") and ...

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    'House Of Cards' Star Corey Stoll & Jane Fonda Join Shawn Levy's 'This Is Where I Leave You'

    If you’ve been Kate Mara-thoning “House of Cards” over this past month or so like Netflix wants you to, then you’re likely to have been pretty impressed by the work of Corey Stoll who plays Congressman Peter Russo in the political thriller. Stoll’s biggest roles on the big screen have come in the li...

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    One Week Out- A Last Look at the 2013 Oscars

    I left town the morning after the Oscars on a much needed vacation.  While I wasn't writing last week (and a big thanks goes out to Women and Hollywood writer Kerensa Cadenas for taking care of the site while I was gone), I didn't shut off my brain completely.  I was able to read all the p...

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    Jane Fonda to Star in ABC Comedy Now What?

    As reported by Deadline, Jane Fonda will be starring in her first series ever for ABC.

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    Jane Fonda Signs On To ABC Sitcom 'Now What?'

    Having played a Ted Turner-esque media mogul in a recurring guest spot in the first season of HBO's "The Newsroom," Jane Fonda is apparently ready to commit to what, if it goes to series, will be her first small screen lead role. As reported by Variety, that part will be in an ABC...

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