“Lee Daniels’ The Butler” hits theaters this weekend. The historical film follows the story of Cecil Gaines, an African-American butler who served in the White House under multiple U.S. presidents. In the flick, Robin Williams portrays Dwight D. Eisenhower, James Marsden tackles the tragic role of John F. Kennedy, Liev Schreiber is nearly unrecognizable as Lyndon B. Johnson, John Cusack is a ringer for Richard Nixon and Alan Rickman plays Ronald Regan.
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