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Lee Daniel’s The Butler was the runaway darling of Hollywood and the media during the summer of 2013. The story of a longtime White House butler, which features Academy Award winner Forest Whitaker and Oprah Winfrey, was a critical and box office blockbuster as it racked up nearly $120 million at the theaters. Yet, The […]
Black films hosts predominantly Black casts but have found success with largely non-black audiences worldwide. Check out a few blockbusters with black casts. Notice any actors or actresses who have found success in multiple movies on this list? -Joi Pearson @JoiAPearson Above, Lee Daniels: The Butler is the latest feature from the Weinstein company. It stars Forest Whitaker, Oprah Winfrey, Cuba Gooding, […]
As a cast member of Lee Daniel’s The Butler, David Banner proved that he has grown as an artist and actor. The film has reached No. 1 at the box office for two weeks straight and is a strong Oscar contender. Banner recently spoke with rolling out about the film, his thoughts on hip-hop and […]
Lee Daniels’ The Butler was released this weekend and two moviegoers claim that the extra security at the Regal Majestic Theater in Silver Spring, Md., made them feel racially profiled. Tiffany Flowers, a labor organizer, tweeted directly to Regal Theaters about her experience at the Saturday evening showing. Flowers watched the movie with her husband, Alan Hanson, who noticed that the extra security was only […]
Lee Daniel’s The Butler wiped the floor with its competition over the Aug. 16-18 weekend, raking in critical acclaim along $25 million to help Oprah Winfrey and Oscar-winner Forest Whitaker take the top spot from its vanquished competition, Kick-Ass 2 and Ashton Kutcher’s Jobs. Celebrities raved over the film about a longtime White House butler who […]
Lee Daniels’ The Butler starring Forest Whitaker and media maven Oprah Winfrey strikes box office gold, earning $25 million and finishing first, ahead of big budget releases: Jobs starring Ashton Kutcher as Apple genius Steve Jobs (7th place, earning $6.7 million) and Kick-Ass 2 featuring Morris Chestnut and Donald Faison (4th place, earning $13.6 million). Churchgoers are […]
Celebrities are just as excited as everyone else about going to the theater to check out the highly-anticipated, star-studded film, The Butler, a Civil Rights-era epic directed by Lee Daniels (of the Oscar-winning Monster’s Ball and Precious films). The film stars an array of award-winning entertainers including Academy Award winners Forest Whitaker, Jane Fonda and Cuba Gooding Jr. as well […]
Lee Daniels tells the compelling story of a butler who serves eight presidents in The Butler. Forest Whitaker stars as the butler Cecil Gaines and Oprah Winfrey sizzles as his wife Gloria. The two give touching performances as a couple who raises two sons amid the backdrop of the Civil Rights Movement. In a Q-and-A […]
The red carpet premiere for Lee Dnaiels’ The Butler was star-studded. Actors Oprah Winfrey, Forest Whitaker, Cuba Gooding Jr. and more came out. Hosted by TWC, Budweiser and FIJI Water, Purity Vodka and Stack Wines, it was held at Regal Cinemas L.A. Live on Aug. 12, 2013, in Los Angeles.