You’re looking at the first official image of Mariah Carey as ‘Hattie Pearl’ in Lee Daniel’s upcoming film, The Butler.
Filmed in New Orleans, the Lee Daniels-directed film tells the story of Eugene Allen (played by Forest Whitaker), who served under eight presidents during his 1952-1986 stint as the White House butler. Mariah’s character ‘Hattie’ is a field slave.
In addition to Forest Whitaker & Mariah Carey, the film stars Oprah Winfrey, Terrence Howard, Lenny Kravitz, Jesse Williams and Cuba Gooding Jr.
Check out the first official trailer below. The Butler hits theaters August 18th.