The first trailer for Lee Daniel’s star-studded film The Butler has been released.

The Butler is based on the real life story of Eugene Allen, a White House butler who saw the coming and going of eight Presidents during his career.

The film features an all-star cast; including Forest Whitaker, Oprah Winfrey, David Oyelow, Lenny Kravits, Cuba Gooding Jr. Terrence Howard, and Mariah Carey.

From the Grio:

Gooding, who stars as one of the three butlers in the film, told theGrio that the final project is “a beast.”

“It’s beautifully shot,” Gooding said.  ”There are scenes in it that will be disturbing and beautiful at the same time.”

The Butler is set to hit theaters in October 18, 2013.

Check out the trailer for The Butler below:


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