McConaughey, Rickman, & More Attached to Lee Daniels’ ‘The Butler’

Since he left romantic comedies behind in 2009, Matthew McConaughey has been reclaiming his spot in the industry as a respectable leading man. He recently worked with John Cusack on Lee Daniels’ The Paperboy, the director’s follow-up to his Oscar-nominated Precious. According to THR, there’s a reunion in the works since McConaughey is now attached to star alongside Cusack in Daniels’ upcoming historical drama The Butler, led by Forrest Whitaker as a White House servant who worked under the reign of eight presidents. Cuba Gooding Jr., Alan Rickman, and Terrence Howard are all attached, too. Read on! We don’t have a lot of information about the potential roles these actors will take in The Butler, but THR mentions that many of them could be cameos. Even if that’s the case, the main cast is already turning heads and attaching big-name talent like this can only do good things for the public …

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