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Photos Of An Aged Oprah Winfrey, Lenny Kravitz, In Character, In 'The Butler'

Photo of Tambay A. Obenson By Tambay A. Obenson | Shadow and Act September 11, 2012 at 10:38AM

Photos Of An Aged Oprah Winfrey, Lenny Kravitz, In Character, In 'The Butler'
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Lenny Kravitz and me ( both aged) getting ready for our 80's White House scene
Lenny Kravitz and me ( both aged) getting ready for our 80's White House scene

The film is scripted to cover several decades in the life of Eugene Allen, the White House butler who served many presidents; So, based on the photos within this post (which Oprah Winfrey shared on Twitter) they were likely shooting scenes covering the latter years.

Principal photography for Lee Daniels' The Butler has been in full swing in New Orleans, with a loaded cast that includes: Forest WhitakerOprah WinfreyDavid Oyelowo, John CusackAlan Rickman, Jane Fonda, Melissa Leo,Liev SchreiberJesse Williams, Mariah CareyYaya DaCosta, and many more.

Music for the film will be composed by the legendary Quincy Jones.

Laura Ziskin Production, The Butler is being produced by Pamela Oas Williams, the late Laura Ziskin, Lee Daniels, and Cassian Elwes; executive produced by Hilary Shor and Adam Merims; and co-produced by David Jacobson.

The independently-financed film is bankrolled by Follow Through ProductionsWindy Hill PicturesSalamander MediaSalloway Rubenstein Productions/Crystal City EntertainmentEarl W. StaffordStarstream FilmsYogi Entertainment, and Inner Media Capital

For our thoughts on the film's script, and casting, read Vanessa's script review HERE, and Natasha's casting close-up of the film HERE.

The film will debut in 2013.

Photos above and below.

Director @LeeDaniels , @JaneFonda as Nancy Reagan , Alan Rickman as Prez Reagan and me gonna be a long nite.#theBUTLER
Director @LeeDaniels , @JaneFonda as Nancy Reagan , Alan Rickman as Prez Reagan and me gonna be a long nite.#theBUTLER

This article is related to: Oprah Winfrey, Lee Daniels, Lenny Kravitz


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