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'The Butler' and '12 Years a Slave' Lead Movie Nominations for 2014 NAACP Awards

2014-01-10 10:01:05

The Weinstein Company dominates with 17 nods, thanks to 'Lee Daniels' The Butler', 'Fruitvale Station' and 'Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom'.

'The Butler' Ends 1D's 'This Is Us' Dominance at Labor Day Box Office After 4 Days

2013-09-03 09:09:44

The Lee Daniels-directed drama about a White House butler becomes the first pic of 2013 to secure the throne for three consecutive weeks.

Obama 'Did Tear Up' Watching Lee Daniels' The Butler, Sings Praises for Oprah Winfrey

2013-08-28 09:08:53

'I thought Forest Whitaker was wonderful. And Oprah, my girl, she can act,' the Commander-in-Chief says in a White House interview.

'Butler' Retains Box Office Throne as Newcomers Open Soft

2013-08-26 08:08:18

'The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones', 'The World's End' and 'You're Next' fail to steal the first spot from Lee Daniels' movie in their first run.

'Butler' Claims Box Office Throne, Harrison Ford's 'Paranoia' Bombs

2013-08-19 08:08:11

Chloe Moretz's 'Kick-Ass 2' and Ashton Kutcher's 'jOBS' get served by Lee Daniels' star-studded movie in the first week.

Mariah Carey Rocks Stylish Arm Sling at N.Y. Premiere of Lee Daniels' The Butler

2013-08-06 09:08:16

Co-stars Forest Whitaker, Oprah Winfrey, Minka Kelly, Lenny Kravitz and Liev Schreiber also glam up the red carpet event at Ziegfeld Theater.

Jane Fonda Channels Nancy Reagan in Lee Daniels' The Butler Clip

2013-07-26 12:07:24

'The idea that I could play Nancy Reagan was too much to resist,' admits the Leona Lansing of 'The Newsroom' in the video.

Warner Bros. Wants Rights to 'The Hobbit' in Exchange for 'The Butler' Title, Harvey Weinstein Says

2013-07-10 10:07:37

Weinstein reveals to 'CBS This Morning' hosts that the Warner execs use 'a bullying tactic' behind 'The Butler' title fight, saying, 'This was the big guy trying to hit the small guy.'

Director Lee Daniels Pleads Warner Bros. to Keep 'The Butler' Title

2013-07-05 11:07:46

On his letter to Warner's CEO Kevin Tsujihara, Daniels says 'it will most certainly hurt the film' if the Weinstein Co. needs to retitle it.

Forest Whitaker's 'The Butler' to Get New Title

2013-07-03 10:07:21

The Weinsten Co. is required to rename the Lee Daniels-directed movie after losing an arbitration case to Warner Bros.

Mariah Carey Bares Her Make-Up Free Face for 'The Butler'

2013-06-12 01:06:19

The 'Touch My Body' singer plays a field slave named Hattie Pearl in Lee Daniels' star-studded film, which also stars Forest Whitaker, John Cusack and Oprah Winfrey.

First 'The Butler' Trailer: Forest Whitaker Serves Eight Most Powerful Men in the U.S.

2013-05-08 03:05:15

Whitaker portrays Cecil Gaines, a man who has been a part of America history as a White House butler, in the trailer for the film which also stars Oprah Winfrey.

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