The Weinstein Co. has unveiled the first posters for "Lee Daniels' The Butler," four days after it was forced to change the title from “The Butler.” Both posters show a white-gloved Forest Whitaker…
Lee Daniels The Butler
In a mixed ruling, The Weinstein Co. will be allowed to use some form of “The Butler” in the title of the Lee Daniels movie — but will have to change its marketing materials and pay $400,000 in fines…
Warner Bros. has won an arbitration over the Weinstein Co. over the title for "The Butler," requiring TWC to select another title. But TWC has brushed off the ruling and hired high-powered attorney…
Warner Bros. and The Weinstein Co. have gone to the mat over “The Butler,” which stars Forest Whitaker as the African-American servant who worked in the White House during eight presidencies. The…
Here's the first official still for Lee Daniels' upcoming drama “The Butler.” The pic is inspired by a Washington Post report by Wil Haygood about Eugene Allen, the White House butler whose career…
Quincy Jones has come on board to score Lee Daniels' "The Butler," based on the life of Eugene Allen, a White House servant who worked for eight First Families.
Brit thesp Aml Ameen has joined the cast of Lee Daniels' "The Butler" as the young version of the title character.
In the midst of recruiting an all-star ensemble for his long-gestating passion project "The Butler," director Lee Daniels has tapped Jane Fonda to play Nancy Reagan.
Army Archerd, whose 52-year run as a Daily Variety columnist made him unique among showbiz reporters, died Tuesday in Los Angeles of a rare form of mesothelioma, a lung cancer thought to be the…
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