“I thought it would be fun to play her,” says Jane Fonda of her turn as Nancy Reagan in Lee Daniels’ The Butler, glimpsed in a new clip from the Weinstein Co. pic. The casting sparked plenty of controversy last year when it was first announced. But “I happen to know that she’s not unhappy that I’m playing her,” says Fonda. Check it out:

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