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    Watch Nicole Kidman 'Go There' For Lee Daniels In New Clip From 'The Paperboy'

    "I think that you’ll find it very provocative. It’s definitely an unexpected choice after Precious. The reviews have been mixed. They’re the same as Precious, but I’m not here to please you as I did with Precious. With Paperboy, there’s some big stars in it [i...

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    Photo Of An Aged Forest Whitaker As Eugene Allen In Lee Daniels' 'The Butler'

    "What moves me most about this man is his quiet nature, grace and unmatched perspective that comes from being in one place -- a very powerful one -- during what was arguably the period in American history that saw the most change."

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    Lee Daniels' 'The Butler' With Oprah Winfrey and Jane Fonda Acquired by the Weinstein Co.

    The Weinstein Co. has acquired U.S. rights to Lee Daniels’ in-the-works historical biopic “The Butler,” starring Forest Whitaker as the title character.

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    Watch New Clip From Lee Daniels' 'Paperboy' In All Its Sweaty, Sticky, Tarty Glory

    "I think that you’ll find it very provocative. It’s definitely an unexpected choice after Precious. The reviews have been mixed. They’re the same as Precious, but I’m not here to please you as I did with Precious. With Paperboy, there’s some big stars in it [i...

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    Photos Of An Aged Oprah Winfrey, Lenny Kravitz, In Character, In 'The Butler'

    Photos Of An Aged Oprah Winfrey, Lenny Kravitz, In Character, In 'The Butler'

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    Lee Daniels Discusses Reactions to 'The Paperboy,' Tells What to Expect with 'The Butler'

    In a recent interview with the Huffington Post, director Lee Daniels discussed his current projects and critical reactions to his latest film The Paperboy.

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    Hurricane Isaac Shuts Down Production On 'The Butler'

    Hurricane Isaac, which is still currently ravaging the Delta Coast, and will have lingering effects all the way into the Midwest, has shut down production on Lee Daniel's big budget, all star production The Butler.

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    On The Release Of The Trailer For 'The Paperboy,' Revisiting Lee Daniels' Directorial Debut 'Shadowboxer'

    The trailer for his latest work, The Paperboy, dropped a couple of days ago, 2 months after the film shocked and polarized audiences at its Cannes Film Festival premiere, to no surprise of this writer; after all, it's Lee Daniels we're talking about here. When has a film he's made (...

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    Everyone's Gone Mad In First Full Trailer For Lee Daniels' Polarizing 'The Paperboy'

    A veteran industry writer recently told me that he's thinking of penning an essay comparing Lee Daniels to Rainer Werner Fassbinder. Food for thought... I'm looking forward to reading that piece.

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    Watch the Trailer for Lee Daniels' Sweaty Southern Gothic, 'The Paperboy'

    Check out the new trailer for Lee Daniels' "The Paperboy," the Cannes reviews for which inspired our sweaty found poem. It's been called everything from "Lurid, florid, humid, flaccid and insipid" to "Southern pulp trash," with one critic declaring that the "stench will always linger on the filmogra...

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