That means Katheryn Winnick, Idris Elba and Matthew McConaughey are some of the stars currently chilling in Cape Town…
Award-winning actor, Idris Elba has cancelled a planned trip to South Africa at the last minute after his daughter, Isan, failed to meet the new immigration requirements passed into law earlier this year.
Our affection for Madiba will overlook the flaws in ‘Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom’, our patriotism will fill in the gaps; we’ll forgive the director and lead actors being Brits because this is our story, both traumatic and transcendant, told to the whole world on the big screen.
‘Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom’ is a beautifully-made, pacy linear tale. Parts are terribly visceral and gruelling, parts are pure South African bliss like sunrise over the Transkei hills.
Anant Singh’s film based on Nelson Mandela’s autobiography has been selected for the Royal Film Performance, a fundraiser attended by members of the British royal family on 6 December.
The big-screen adaptation of Nelson Mandela’s autobiography, Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom, moved reviewers to tears at its world premiere in Toronto, Canada, this weekend.
The long-awaited trailer for Nelson Mandela’s biopic has finally been made public – and British actor Idris Elba is already tipped for an Oscar nomination for his portrayal of the South African icon.
First preview of the adaptation of Nelson Mandela’s autobiography at Cannes Film Festival