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Only John [Cusack], from Paperboy.” He roars with laughter. ” Booed when it premiered at Cannes last year, and released to mixed reviews this spring, The Paperboy was his spectacularly unhinged attempt at film noir.
In its most notorious scene, Nicole Kidman urinates on Zac Efron to alleviate a jellyfish sting – if nothing else, a remarkable testament to Daniels’s considerable powers of persuasion.
In one interview Lee said his then boyfriend he told to pack his bags after the fist date and come with him.
” says Lee Daniels, laughing and rocking back on the sofa in his room at the Chateau Marmont in Los Angeles, so that his bare feet lift off the carpet. From his directorial debut, Shadowboxer, which featured a bizarre stepmother-stepson love scene between Helen Mirren and Cuba Gooding jnr, via the Kevin Bacon film The Woodsman, which he produced and which sought to portray a convicted child molester in a human light, to Precious, a tale about child abuse that outraged some in the African American community for its “clichéd stereotypes” but went on to attract six Oscar nominations (including a supporting actress win for Mo’Nique), Daniels has earned a reputation for off-kilter, gritty films.
I hadn’t meant to tease; I’d simply asked Daniels, a director best known for his 2009 melodrama Precious, why his latest movie had been released in the United States not as The Butler, as it will be known in Britain, but as Lee Daniels’ The Butler. As a result, he tends to either command the highest praise, or fail terribly. Which is why The Butler comes as something of a surprise.
"I walked down the stairs with high heels on, and he put me in the trash can," Daniels recalled. When did you first fall in love with the entertainment world? And my publicist is so nervous about me doing it, because sometimes you do it drunk. It's a new gadget that I'm learning how to use. So I Instagrammed, "Live at LMU." I'm sorry, the question again? I don't know that it was cinema, but rather television. Every year around Christmas and Thanksgiving, they had ? I went to the library, and something just went, like, "Go to the theaters." I don't know what pointed me to the theater section. I thought it was going to be — I don't know — I thought it was going to be like , the wolf. I read it cover to cover there, and then I took it out.
"I think that's where came from, because I remember the stench. It was my first book that I took out from the library.