All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘The Butler’

Eddie Murphy to Star in Richard Pryor Biopic

Eddie Murphy will reportedly star in an upcoming biopic about legendary comic Richard Pryor. He is set to play the late comedian’s father, LeRoy “Buck Carter” Pryor, who was a boxer and WWII veteran, in the Weinstein Co. drama. Lee Daniels–best known for The Butler and Empire–will direct the biopic. The role of Richard Pryor will be played by actor …

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Oprah Reveals Why She Decided on “No Kids”

Oprah Winfrey has worn the hats of many titles. She’s most famous for her heartfelt, in your face talk show, generous donations and philanthropical lifestyle. But one hat the 59-year-old mogul hasn’t sported is the title of being a mother. In her latest film, The Butler, Winfrey plays a mother. She did such a good job that she was nominated …

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Oprah Returns To The Big Screen In ‘The Butler’

Oprah Winfrey is one of those people who can single-handedly shape popular culture on a whim. Her show was a fortress of culture for decades and her book club coerced millions of Americans to read literary titans and upcoming writers (albeit for all of the wrong reasons, at least in most cases). So when someone like her agrees to appear …

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Robin Williams Will Portray President Dwight D. Eisenhower in The Butler

Robin Williams get on a lot of people’s nerves, and I can understand why. His frantic style of comedy isn’t everyone cup of tea, and, to be perfectly honest, I’m not a big fan of it, either. However, when it comes to tackling dramatic roles in a believable fashion, Williams ranks among the best of them. In my humble opinion, …

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Jane Fonda’s Role in “The Butler” and her Crazy Life

Jane Fonda has been selected to play the role of Nancy Reagan in the upcoming film “The Butler.” The movie is a biopic of Eugene Allen, who began working as a White House butler during the Truman administration and retired while Reagan was in office. The actress has many notches on her belt and has lived a crazy lifestyle. At …

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