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Robin Williams to Play Eisenhower in The Butler

Lee Daniels continues to fill out his hall of presidents for The Butler, and Robin Williams has signed on to star as Dwight Eisenhower for the decade-spanning White House tale, a rep for the actor announced today. Additionally, Williams, Mila Kunis, Peter Dinklage, and Melissa Leo will topline The Angriest Man in Brooklyn, directed by Phil Alden Robinson, about a doctor who accidentally tells her obnoxious patient that he has 90 minutes to live. Not much time to get a second opinion, then?

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