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Online Exclusive: The Moment Director Lee Daniels Knew Forest Whitaker Would Play Cecil Gaines

  • Posted: 8/8/2013
    • Length: 00:57
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When director Lee Daniels was casting his latest film, he asked Forest Whitaker to read for Cecil Gaines, the lead role, alongside Oprah, who'd already been asked to play Cecil's wife, Gloria. Watch as Lee describes the actors' chemistry and the secret powwow he had with Oprah after Forest's magical audition.

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