New images have been released from the upcoming awards season films The Counselor and The Butler. The Counselor centers on an attorney (Michael Fassbender) who teams with Reiner (Javier Bardem) to sell $20 million worth of cocaine. As for The Butler, it’s a based on the ture story of Cecil Gaines (Forest Whitaker), a butler who served at the White House from 1952 to 1986. Judging by the trailers, one looks tense and intriguing; the other looks like it could be unintentionally hilarious. Regardless of the advertising thus far, both movies have stacked casts. The Counselor co-stars Brad Pitt, Penelope Cruz, Cameron Diaz, Dean Norris, Rosie Perez, John Leguizamo, Natalie Dormer, and Goran Visnjic, and The Butler has got Oprah Winfrey, David Oyelowo, Mariah Carey, John Cusack, Jane Fonda, Cuba Gooding Jr., Terrence Howard, Minka Kelly, Lenny Kravitz, Melissa Leo, James Marsden, Alex Pettyfer, Vanessa Redgrave, Liev Schreiber, and Robin Williams.
Hit the jump to check out the images. The Counselor opens October 25th and The Butler opens October 18th.
The Counselor images via Bleeding Cool; The Butler images via The Playlist.
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