'Lee Daniels' The Butler' trailer

An African-American eyewitnesses notable events of the 20th century during his tenure as a White House butler. In theaters August 16th.

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Starring Forest Whitaker as Cecil Gaines, "Lee Daniels' The Butler" is based on the true story of an African-American who witnesses notable events of the 20th century during his 30-year tenure as a White House butler. In theaters Aug. 16.

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