A new poster for The Weinstein Company’s Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom is now online, courtesy of The Hollywood Reporter. This will be the movie in which Idris Elba has to prove how good of an actor he really is not that he is short on talent he proved himself in Luther and prometheus but Mandela is all on the serious side and he got the weight to portrait a Brilliant man.
The film is based on South African President Nelson Mandela’s autobiography of the same name, which chronicles his early life, coming of age, education and 27 years in prison before becoming President and working to rebuild the country’s once segregated society. Idris Elba (Prometheus) stars as Nelson Mandela with Justin Chadwick (The Other Boleyn Girl) directing.
Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom also stars Naomie Harris, Tony Kgoroge, Riaad Moosa, Zolani Mkiva, Jamie Bartlett, Lindiwe Matshikiza, Deon Lotz and Terry Pheto.