"The Butler" is a film written by Danny Strong (screenplay) and Lee Daniels (screenplay), released on August 05 of 2013 in the USA . David Banner and Robin Williams are starring, alongside Michael Rainey Jr., John Cusack, James Marsden and LaJessie Smith.
When was "The Butler" released:
The Butler was first released on Monday, August 05, 2013 (New York City, New York), in the United States. Also released on this day was Casting By. This was five (5) years ago.
It has been released on Friday, August 16, 2013 in Canada; Friday, August 30, 2013 in France; Thursday, October 10, 2013 in Germany; Friday, October 04, 2013 in Spain and on Thursday, October 31, 2013 in Australia.
What is the casting of "The Butler":
At the casting of The Butler we find David Banner, previously seen in Days of Wrath (2008) and Black Snake Moan (2006); Robin Williams (The Big Wedding (2012), Happy Feet Two (2011)); Michael Rainey Jr. (LUV (2012)) [ more... ]
- Cuba Gooding Jr. and James Marsden, Lenny Kravitz also worked together in Zoolander, released in 2001.
- David Oyelowo and Cuba Gooding Jr., Terrence Howard can also be seen in Red Tails, released in 2012.
- David Jensen and Joe Chrest can both be seen in Barefoot, released in 2014.
- Melissa Leo and Forest Whitaker also worked together in American Gun, released in 2005.
What is the Storyline of "The Butler":
The film begins in 2009, where an elderly Cecil Gaines recounts his life story, while waiting in the White House. Gaines was raised in a cotton plantation in 1920s Macon, Georgia, by his sharecropping parents. One day, the farm's temperamental owner, Thomas Westfall, rapes Cecil's mother, Hattie Pearl. Cecil's father, Earl, confronts Westfall, and is shot dead. Cecil is taken in by Annabeth Westfall, the estate's caretaker, who reassigns Cecil to being a house servant instead. In his teens, he leaves behind [...]
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