'The Butler' Continues Wowing Audiences
The historical term, ‘blockbuster’ was invented for mind-blowing, successful movies like that of “The Butler”.
Starring Forest Whitaker and Oprah, this new flick is one for the masses as it holds the number one slot, quickly earning $17 million in one weekend of ticket sales.
The movie buffs believe this film will reach gross revenue of $100 million without a sweat.
With Forest Whitaker as Cecil Gaines, a butler of 34 years in the White House, Oprah plays Gloria Gaines, his wife. Terrence Howard plays the neighbor in pursuit of Gloria, and Cuba Gooding, Jr. plays the role of the chatty head butler.
As the film came out with great timing of the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King’s March on Washington, the Lee Daniels directed film received raving reviews across all boards as it continues to soar with a gross revenue upwards of $50 million and rising.
Have you seen “The Butler” yet, or do you plan to this weekend?