According to the Hollywood Reporter, Alan Rickman - who portrayed Potions Master and ultimate good guy Severus Snape in the Harry Potter films - is slated to star as the 40th United States President, Ronald Reagan, in a new film titled The Butler.
Alan Rickman is just the latest of the big-name stars to join the cast that includes Oprah Winfrey, Forest Whitaker, Jane Fonda, Liam Neeson, and John Cusack. Matthew McConaughey, Cuba Gooding Jr., and Terrence Howard have also been mentioned for the film.
The Butler will present the details of the life of Eugene Allen (Forest Whitaker), a White House servant who worked for every president from Harry Truman to Reagan.
The film is based on a Washington Post article written about Allen.
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Posted by Keith
05-11-2012 at 09:15 AM