Nelson Mandela

British actor, Idris Elba has allegedly been tapped to play the role of Nelson Mandela in the “official” biopic of the former South African leader. It is reported via an undisclosed but reliable source that the deal is currently being sealed! Idris rose to fame on the HBO series ‘The Wire’ for his character Stringer […]

Nelson Mandela’s grandchildren will star in a reality show, the family announced today. According to carltonjordan.com, Swati Dlamini, granddaughter of Winnie Madikizela-Mandela told reporters: “The show will be about their lives as young, black women…we’re not wearing ‘I’m a Mandela’ T-shirts.” Her cousin Dorothy Adjoa Amuah, who is the granddaughter of the late Evelyn Mandela […]

Here’s the first pic ever seen of Jennifer Hudson and Terrence Howard as Winne and Nelson Mandela.

Terrence Howard will play Nelson Mandela in “Winnie,” joining the previously announced Jennifer Hudson as Winnie Mandela. Darrell James Roodt directs the South Africa/Canada co-production. Andre Pieterse of Ma-Afrika Films and Michael Mosca of Canada’s Equinoxe Films produce. Pieterse and Roodt wrote the screenplay, which is based on the book “Winnie Mandela: A Life” by […]

From BlackVoices.com: Terrence Howard has been tapped to play opposite Jennifer Hudson as South Africa’s first black president, Nelson Mandela in the movie titled ‘‘Winnie.’ The Academy Award winning ‘Dreamgirls’ star was previously announced in the lead role of Winnie Mandela. Click here to view photos: http://cdn1.newsone.com/external/js/gallery/406712// The film will be directed by Darrell J. Roodt, from a script […]