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First Look: Lee Daniels' The Butler

Set against the tumultuous political backdrop of 20th-century America, Oscar®-nominated director Lee Daniels' historical epic Lee Daniels' The Butler tells the story of White House butler Cecil Gaines (Forest Whitaker), who served during seven presidential administrations between 1957 and 1986. This is a story about the resilience of one man, the growth of a nation and the power of family.

Lee Daniels' The Butler opens in theaters everywhere on August 16, 2013.

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