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Police Presence At 'The Butler' Screening Causes Major Controversy

Posted 08.19.2013 | Entertainment

The Regal Cinemas Majestic Stadium movie theater in Silver Spring, Md. is in hot water after reports that the theater ordered an abnormally heavy leve...

Oprah 'OWNS' The Butler -- Lee Daniels Deliverers a Compelling Dramatic History Lesson

Liz Smith | Posted 10.15.2013 | Entertainment
Liz Smith

After attending a screening of "The Butler" the other night, I can only mourn the fact that media empress Oprah Winfrey didn't make acting her passion

Oprah 'OWNS' The Butler -- Lee Daniels Deliverers a Compelling Dramatic History Lesson

Liz Smith | Posted 10.15.2013 | Entertainment
Liz Smith

After attending a screening of "The Butler" the other night, I can only mourn the fact that media empress Oprah Winfrey didn't make acting her passion

Mallika Rao

Who Owns Rights To 'The Butler'?

HuffingtonPost.com | Mallika Rao | Posted 07.11.2013 | Entertainment

Copies of the 1916 silent film "The Butler," whose title is at the center of a legal battle between Warner Brothers and the Weinstein Company, can’t...

Harvey Weinstein Hits Back Over 'The Butler' Dispute

Posted 07.09.2013 | Entertainment

The battle between Warner Bros. and The Weinstein Company over the upcoming film "The Butler" and its disputed title continues to drag on -- all while...

Director Pleads Case To Studio In Title Fight: 'I Am Heartbroken'

Posted 07.04.2013 | Entertainment

The battle between Warner Bros. and The Weinstein Company over the "The Butler" took another turn on Wednesday when director Lee Daniels sent a letter...

Is This Star-Studded Drama An Oscar Front-Runner?

Posted 06.03.2013 | Entertainment

The cast of Lee Daniels' new film "The Butler" is so packed with big names that it almost needs two posters to adequately convey just how many of Holl...

Lee Daniels Talks 'The Paperboy,' Naked Zac Efron And Being A Black, Gay Director

Isoul Harris | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Isoul Harris

Lee Daniels stunned the world with the 2009 film Precious, even snagging an Oscar nomination for Best Director. The openly gay 52-year-old is back with The Paperboy, an equally dark tale set in the southern Florida swamps.

Hello, 2014 Oscars! TWC Acquires 'The Butler'

Posted 09.24.2012 | Entertainment

This year's Oscar race is already in full swing, but that doesn't mean you can't look ahead to next year's competition. The Weinstein Company announce...

FIRST LOOK: Robin Williams As Dwight Eisenhower

Posted 08.27.2012 | Entertainment

Robin Williams looks like Ike. The Oscar-winning actor and comedian was photographed on the set of "The Butler" wearing a bald cap and make-up, whi...