Oprah with film director Lee Daniels and stars Jane Fonda and Alan Rickman
*Oprah Winfrey has sent out another photo from the set of “The Butler,” this time posing with director Lee Daniels, Jane Fonda and Alan Rickman – the latter two as Nancy and Ronald Reagan.
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Winfrey, who shared the pic on Instagram, was dressed like she just stepped off the set of “Dynasty,” complete with an 80s-looking bedazzled top with shoulder pads and a hairstyle a la Joan Collins.
“The Butler” is based on the story of White House butler Eugene Allen, who served eight presidents during the course of his career. Winfrey plays Allen’s wife Helene.
*Oprah Winfrey is getting back to the basics as an actress.
She’s set to star in a docudrama about the life of Eugene Allen, the White House butler who served several presidents.
The former queen of talk television plays the role of Mrs. Allen.
The story begins in New Orleans and graduates to Capitol Hill.
Other names include Forest Whitaker, David Oyelowo, John Cusack, Alan Rickman, Jane Fonda, Melissa Leo, Liv Schreiber, Jesse Williams, Mariah Carey, Cuba Gooding Jr. and Yaya DaCosta.
Quincy Jones has been recruited to compose the music score for “The Butler.”
No word yet about when the movie will be out.
Check out these snaps of Oprah on the set of the New Orleans set of “The Butler”: