Lee Daniels Adds Alex Pettyfer to The Butler

NEW YORK, NY - MAY 18: Actor Alex Pettyfer attends HUGO on Greene Street in Honor of the Young Collectors Council of the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum celebrated by HUGO BOSS at HUGO Boutique on May 18, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images for HUGO BOSS) Photo: Jamie McCarthy/2011 Getty Images

What kind of actor would pass up the chance to be urinated on by Nicole Kidman in the Cannes camp classic The Paperboy? Alex Pettyfer did a while back, ensuring that the movie's lead role would then go to Zac Efron, but director Lee Daniels retains no hard feelings: He's just added Pettyfer to the cast of his new film, The Butler, which will star Forest Whitaker as a White House butler who served several terms.