Many movie-world watchers were shocked when Jane Fonda, she who so angered many Americans with her actions during the Vietnam War, was cast as Nancy Reagan in the upcoming movie "The Butler," about the life and times of White House butler Eugene Allen.
Director Lee Daniels poses with Oprah Winfrey and Jane Fonda, playing Nancy Reagan, and Alan Rickman, as President Ronald Reagan.
Now Oprah Winfrey has tweeted a photo of Fonda as Nancy Reagan and Alan Rickman as President Ronald Reagan, posing with Winfrey herself and the film's director Lee Daniels.
In 2005, Fonda told Lesley Stahl of "60 Minutes" that her actions during the Vietnam War were a "betrayal" of her country and "the largest lapse of judgment that I can even imagine."
It's not known how large a part Fonda's Reagan role is, since the film covers decades of White House life.
"The Butler" does not yet have a release date.