“The Butler” is Coming to Oprah Winfrey Network in 2017
She’s received rave reviews for her performance in “The Butler,” and now Oprah Winfrey owns the television rights to the flick.
The talk show queen’s Oprah Winfrey Network will broadcast the popular movie beginning in 2017, and co-president Erik Logan is thrilled about the deal.
He told press, "On the heels of the film's fantastic debut, we couldn't be more excited to showcase this incredible movie for our viewers.”
Co-President Sheri Salata added, "This is a film that every American should see and we look forward to its debut on OWN."
And film honcho Harvey Weinstein is pleased as well- "OWN is the ideal broadcast home for this film, which has had such a tremendous response from theatrical audiences. It's been an honor to work alongside Oprah Winfrey, whose performance and support on the picture have been second to none, and we're thrilled that her network has come on board."