Oprah Winfrey eyeing role in White House butler movie

ANI

London, Feb 17 (ANI): Oprah Winfrey is in talks to make her big screen comeback after 14 years.

The 58-year-old TV host is eyeing a movie return in a biopic of Eugene Allen, who served eight U.S. presidents as a butler in the White House.

According to the Hollywood Reporter, producers are courting Winfrey to play Allen's wife, the Daily Express reported.

Hugh Jackman, Mila Kunis and John Cusack are also attached to the project.

Winfrey won an Oscar nomination for her big screen debut in 1985's 'The Color Purple'.

Her last acting role was in 1998's 'Beloved', and she has since loaned her voice to animated projects 'The Princess and the Frog' and 'Charlotte's Web'. (ANI)