Robin Williams Joins The Butler and The Angriest Man in Brooklyn Films
The film, to be directed by Oscar nominee Lee Daniels, focuses on a White House servant (Forest Whitaker) whose career lasted from the Truman Administration to Ronald Reagan's. Oprah Winfrey willco-star as Whitaker's wife.
Williams will play Dwight D. Eisenhower. In addition, Oscar winner and Tony Award nominee Jane Fonda will play Nancy Reagan, Alan Rickman will play Ronald Reagan, Matthew McConaughey will play John F. Kennedy, and John Cusack will play Richard Nixon. The cast will also include Colman Domingo, Cuba Gooding Jr, David Oyelowo, Lenny Kravitz, Jesse Williams, and Alex Pettyfer.