Sunday, April 14, 2024

Trailer: Nelson Mandela “Long Walk to Freedom”


The movie “Long Walk to Freedom” has been long in the making. Ever since Miramax released “Cry the Beloved Country” and Nelson Mandela came to the US via Harvey Weinstein, this was the movie that was to be made. Now as Mandela starts his 96th birthday, here’s the trailer for the film starring Idris Elba and Noemie Harris. The Weinstein Company will release it this fall, and it looks great.

Roger Friedman
Roger Friedman
Roger Friedman began his Showbiz411 column in April 2009 after 10 years with Fox News, where he created the Fox411 column. His movie reviews are carried by Rotten Tomatoes, and he is a member of both the movie and TV branches of the Critics Choice Awards. His articles have appeared in dozens of publications over the years including New York Magazine, where he wrote the Intelligencer column in the mid 90s and covered the OJ Simpson trial, and Fox News (when it wasn't so crazy) where he covered Michael Jackson. He is also the writer and co-producer of "Only the Strong Survive," a selection of the Cannes, Sundance, and Telluride Film festivals, directed by DA Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus.

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