The trailer for upcoming Hollywood movie The Butler has been released and it features an A-list range of celebrities including some homegrown talent.

Forest Whitaker stars in this historical drama as the main character the Butler, which also stars Oprah Winfrey in her first major acting role since The Color Purple. Aml Ameen and David Oyelowo can also be seen in the film with Aml playing the butler in his younger years and David taking the role of the butler’s militant son.

Other notable actors in The Butler are Cuba Gooding Jr, Terence Howard and Lenny Kravitz.

The Butler, which is inspired by the true story of Euguene Allen, a butler who served seven US presidents in the White House until 1986, will be released in America on 18 October this year.

Check out the trailer to The Butler below: