MANDELA: LONG WALK TO FREEDOM is an upcoming biographical film directed by Justin Chadwick (The Other Boleyn Girl), with a script by regular Ridley Scott collaborator William Nicholson. Based on the 1994 book Long Walk to Freedom by anti-apartheid revolutionary and former South African President Nelson Mandela, the film starring Idris Elba as the South African President and Naomie Harris as Winnie Mandela. Tony Kgoroge, Riaad Moosa, Zolani Mkiva, Jamie Bartlett, Lindiwe Matshikiza, Deon Lotz, and Terry Pheto also star.
A chronicle of Nelson Mandela’s life journey from his childhood in a rural village through to his inauguration as the first democratically elected president of South Africa.
- via Yahoo