Oprah Winfrey back in film with 'The Butler'
Forest Whitaker takes on the major role of butler Cecil Gaines, while Winfrey plays his proud and protective wife Gloria Gaines.
The film marks Winfrey’s first motion picture performance since the 1998 thriller “Beloved” where she played a mother troubled by supernatural forces.
“The Butler,” which is peddled as a possible Oscar contender, will also feature a powerhouse cast including Robin Williams, John Cusack, Alan Rickman, Jane Fonda, James Marsden, and Minka Kelly, among others.
It is set for release in October 2013.
Watch the trailer here: