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Oprah Winfrey tweets pictures from the set of 'The Butler' with Alan Rickman, Jane Fonda, Lee Daniels and Lenny Kravitz

By Gina DiFalco,

Oprah Winfrey, who will appear in the upcoming film The Butler, which is based on butler Eugene Allen’s life, who served under eight United States presidents in his career, has tweeted a picture of she and some of her co-stars in full costume.

Winfrey will play Allen’s wife while Jane Fonda will play Nancy Reagan and Alan Rickman will play Ronald Reagan.

In the picture she posted on Twitter, the former queen of daytime posted a picture of herself posing with Fonda, Rickman and director Lee Daniels (Precious).

According to ABC News, other big name actors who have been cast to play big names in the politics world are John Cusack, who will play Richard Nixon, Robin Williams, who will play Dwight Eisenhower, and Liev Schreiber who plays Lyndon B. Johnson.

There is also Melissa Leo playing Mamie Eisenhower, Minka Kelly playing Jackie Kennedy and James Marsden as President John F. Kennedy, Lenny Kravitz, Mariah Carey and more.

EW reports that Winfrey captioned her pictures, which boats herself with Kravitz as well, describing each on her Instagram account.

In her photo with Kravitz she wrote “Lenny Kravitz and me (both aged) getting ready for our 80′s White House scene.”

photo courtesy of Instagram

 
 

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