Lee Daniels, Oprah Winfrey discuss 'The Butler' (Video)

This film image released by The Weinstein Company shows Robin Williams as Dwight Eisenhower, left, and Forest Whitaker as Cecil Gaines in a scene from
This film image released by The Weinstein Company shows Robin Williams as Dwight Eisenhower, left, and Forest Whitaker as Cecil Gaines in a scene from "Lee Daniels' The Butler." (AP Photo/The Weinstein Company, Anne Marie Fox)

Director Lee Daniels and Oprah Winfrey have nothing but positive things to say about Forest Whitaker's performance in “The Butler.” “The Butler” opens on Friday, Aug. 16, and stars Forest Whitaker, Oprah Winfrey, Robin Williams, Vanessa Redgrave, Terrence Howard and Jane Fonda.