Forest Whitaker on Kissing Oprah in 'Butler'


With the historical drama film set to release at the end of the week, ET breaks down the anatomy of Lee Daniels' The Butler cast, including protagonist Forest Whitaker.

When ET's Nancy O'Dell caught up with the Oscar-winning actor, she asked him what it was like during his intimate moments with on-screen lover Oprah Winfrey.

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"She was great. ... I think the intimacy that we share together in the movie is really important. It makes the movie really special," Whitaker said.

For more from the cast of Lee Daniels' The Butler, in theaters August 16.