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Mila Kunis as Jackie Kennedy

The 'Friends With Benefits' star will take on the role of Jackie O in lee Daniels' 'The Butler'.

By: Ashley Baylen

Published: February 16th, 2012 in Culture » Film » News

Mila Kunis as Jackie Kennedy

‘Friends With benefits’ and ‘Black Swan’ star, Mila Kunis, has signed on to portray Jackie Kennedy in new film, ‘The Butler’.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Lee Daniels of ‘Precious’ fame will direct ‘The Butler’.

‘The Butler’, based on a true story, follows the life of White House servant, Eugene Allen. Allen worked at The White House for 34 years, under eight different presidents.

John Cusack is set to star as President Richard Nixon. Hugh Jackson is also being considered for an unnamed role. The lead role of Allen will most likely be played by David Oyelowo with Oprah Winfrey as his wife.

‘The Paperboy, also directed by Daniels, will be released this year starring Nicole Kidman, Matthew McConaughey, Zac Efron, John Cusack, and David Oyelowo.

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