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‘The Butler’ Is Number One Again In This Week’s One Minute Movie Buzz

Molly Taylor | August 26, 2013 - 10:45 pm

Hey silver screen enthusiasts, it’s time to catch up with the movie news you need to know in this week’s One Minute Movie Buzz.

Lee Daniels’ The Butler continued its reign as number one at the box office for the second week in a row, with its earnings impressively doubling its production budget. More »

‘The Butler’ Has Done It Again: Lee Daniels’ Oscar Hopeful Wins Weekend Box Office with $17M

Peggy Truong | August 25, 2013 - 2:40 pm

Lee Daniels The Butler is a box office champion for the second week in a row.

The historical drama and much buzzed about Oscar hopeful took in some $17 million at the box office, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

We’re the Millers and box office newcomer The Mortal Instruments: City ofMore »

‘The Butler’ Trailer Features Pretty Much Every Actor in Hollywood, Ever

| May 8, 2013 - 11:13 am

The Weinstein Co. on Tuesday released the first official trailer for The Butler, Lee Daniels’ historical epic about a servant (Forest Whitaker) who worked in the White House through multiple presidencies.

In order to accurately portray the story, Daniels (the man behind 2009’s Precious) had to enlist a bunch of famous Hollywood faces… More »

Minka Kelly and James Marsden Stun as Jackie O and JFK on the ‘Butler’ Set (PHOTOS)

Crystal Bell | August 14, 2012 - 5:33 pm

Minka Kelly is taking on her biggest role yet: Jackie Kennedy! The Friday Night Lights star will portray the former First Lady in Lee Daniels’ upcoming film, The Butler. Kelly will share the big screen with James Marsden, who stars as former President John F. Kennedy.

Kelly was photographed on set sporting Jackie… More »