A new clip from Lee Daniels’ The Butler is now online, courtesy of The Huffington Post, and it features a look at Jane Fonda as Nancy Reagan. Check it out in the player below!
Directed by Daniels (Precious, The Paperboy) with a script by Danny Strong (Game Change), Lee Daniels’ The Butler also stars Forest Whitaker, Oprah Winfrey, Mariah Carey, John Cusack, Cuba Gooding, Jr., Terrence Howard, Minka Kelly, Lenny Kravitz, Melissa Leo, James Marsden, David Oyelowo, Alex Pettyfer, Vanessa Redgrave, Alan Rickman, Liev Schreiber and Robin Williams.
The film tells the story of a White House butler (Whitaker) who served eight American presidents over three decades. The film traces the dramatic changes that swept American society during this time, from the civil rights movement to Vietnam and beyond, and how those changes affected this mans life and family.
Lee Daniels’ The Butler arrives in theaters August 16.