HomePop ConfidentialCelebrityCheck Out Oprah Winfrey in Trailer For ‘The Butler’! (VIDEO) Jillian Bowe May 8, 2013 7 Comments The Weinstein Company has released a trailer for Lee Daniels’ highly-anticipated film, The Butler. The period piece centers on the real-life story of Eugene Allen, who served as the White House butler for eight presidents from 1952-1986. Forest Whitaker takes on the title role, with daytime talk show maven Oprah Winfrey as his wife. This marks Winfrey’s first appearance on the silver screen since starring in Beloved 15 years ago. Watch the trailer after the jump! The Butler is slated to open at the box office Oct. 18. Photo credit: The Weinstein Company 7 Responses katehhoward May 8, 2013 My lord that looks powerful. Log in to Reply SoapArmageddon May 8, 2013 THIS I want to see. Log in to Reply robertscorpio May 8, 2013 I got chills from just watching the trailer. It looks like a powerful movie. Log in to Reply harlee490 May 8, 2013 I love, love period pieces and this I will go see, this is wonderful with all these A list actors black & white! Log in to Reply Ferrari517 May 8, 2013 Oprah’s a racist monster! I’d rather chew on glass than support her evil a$$ Log in to Reply MsAgentProvocateur1 May 8, 2013 For some reason, the video won’t load but I’ve heard about this film for at least a year, so I’ve no doubt that by the time the day has concluded I will have seen this clip (LOL). A clip is probably waiting now in my inbox (I’ve yet to check e-mail messages, oy ve!) Log in to Reply pjc722 May 9, 2013 Wow … Looks like an epic story! Look forward to it Log in to Reply Leave a Reply Cancel Reply You must be logged in to post a comment.