Moviegoers well-acquainted with Oscar-nominated director
"The Butler" centers on Cecil Bates (Forrest Whitaker), an unsung, Forrest Gump-like hero who's an eyewitness to history and whose story is based on the real-life White House servant Eugene Allen. Allen, who attended eight sitting presidents in 34 years, retired in 1986.
Choc-a-block with surging violin swells and slow-mo tracking shots, a trailer for “The Butler” hit the Web on Tuesday highlighting the sweeping drama’s impressive ensemble cast. John Cusack portrays
Watch the trailer for "The Butler" above.