'The Butler' title fight ends in mixe...

'The Butler' title fight ends in mixed ruling; NOLA-shot drama is now 'Lee Daniels' The Butler'

There are 2 comments on the NOLA.com story from Jul 20, 2013, titled 'The Butler' title fight ends in mixed ruling; NOLA-shot drama is now 'Lee Daniels' The Butler'. In it, NOLA.com reports that:

Forest Whitaker stars in director Lee Daniels' New Orleans-shot historical drama 'The Butler,' based on the real-life story of a White House butler who served eight presidential administrations.

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Gurgaon, India

#1 Jul 20, 2013

Hampton, VA

#2 Jan 11, 2014
This film is very very loosely based on the true life story of White House butler Eugene Allen. It seems very disingenuous to portray this movie as a true life story when it is not. I guess the real butler was not flashy enough for Hollywood.

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