Precious director Lee Daniels will head to the White House for his next project. Daniels has signed a deal to rewrite and direct The Butler, a film based on the life of Eugene Allen, the African-American butler who worked in the White House for 34 years and through eight presidents.
August 6, 2010
Lee Daniels Takes On ‘The Butler’
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