A new trailer for the highly anticipated historical drama The Butler has hit the web. The film is based on the life of Eugene Allen (played by Forest Whitaker), a butler who worked at the White House and served eight presidents. The Butler boasts a star-studded cast including Robin Williams, Cuba Gooding Jr., Terrence Howard, Jane Fonda, Lenny Kravitz, Jesse Williams, Mariah Carey, John Cusack and many more. Oprah Winfrey will return to the big screen as Eugene Allen’s wife, in her first film lead role in 15 years.
The Butler is directed by Lee Daniels and opens this fall on Oct. 18.