Oprah Winfrey to make a Hollywood comeback?
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Oprah Winfrey to make a Hollywood comeback?

Talk show queen Oprah Winfrey might make her big screen comeback soon. Winfrey, who wrapped up her daily chat show last year, might join the cast of a biopic of Eugene Allen, who served eight US presidents as a butler in the White House.

hollywood Updated: Feb 17, 2012 19:15 IST
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Talk show queen Oprah Winfrey might make her big screen comeback soon, 14 years after she was last seen in a movie.

Winfrey, who wrapped up her daily chat show last year, might join the cast of a biopic of Eugene Allen, who served eight US presidents as a butler in the White House. Producers are courting Winfrey to play Allen's wife, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

OprahHugh Jackman, Mila Kunis and John Cusack are also a part of the project.

Winfrey won an Oscar nomination for her big screen debut in 1985 film The Color Purple. Her last acting role was the 1998 movie Beloved.

First Published: Feb 17, 2012 11:42 IST