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  1. Prince William, 'Long Walk to Freedom' Actors Learn of Nelson Mandela's Death at Screening

    3:49 pm 12/5/2013

    "We were just reminded what an extraordinary and inspiring man Nelson Mandela was. My thoughts and prayers are with him and his family," Prince William said after the London event at The Odeon Leicester Square.Read more

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  2. Nelson Mandela's Death: Hollywood Mourns Civil Rights Icon

    2:37 pm 12/5/2013

    UPDATED: Beyonce, Samuel L. Jackson, Russell Simmons, Anderson Cooper, Michael Moore and Charlize Theron were among those mourning the South African leader on Twitter and Instagram.Read more

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  3. A Letter to Nelson Mandela: IDFA Review

    2:46 am 12/5/2013

    South African director Khalo Matabane's documentary, co-produced with Germany, won a Special Jury Award at the Dutch documentary showcase.Read more

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  4. 'Mandela' Screening: U2, Filmmakers Talk Creating Original Song 'Ordinary Love'

    1:07 pm 11/26/2013

    Harvey Weinstein said it was easy to get the superstar band to agree to compose music for the film and suggested the group's a perfect fit, but Bono and The Edge said they worked hard to get it right.Read more

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  5. U2 Releases 'Mandela' Song 'Ordinary Love' (Video)

    7:04 am 11/22/2013

    The track from 'Long Walk to Freedom' is the band's first new music in three years.Read more

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  6. 'Long Walk to Freedom' Premiere: Idris Elba, Naomie Harris Celebrate Nelson Mandela in Style

    1:06 pm 11/12/2013

    THR learns what Mandela said when he saw a clip of Elba in prosthetics ("is that me?"), while director Justin Chadwick shares why he wanted to show "not just the saintly side, but the flesh and blood side" of the anti-Apartheid leader. Read more

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  7. New 'Mandela' Trailer: Idris Elba Launches a Revolution (Video)

    10:16 am 10/18/2013

    The latest look at The Weinstein Co.'s upcoming biopic shows the anti-apartheid leader urging people to rise up against the government, and the campaign to free him from prison.Read more

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  8. Toronto: Idris Elba and Naomie Harris on Track for Oscar Noms for 'Mandela' (Analysis)

    12:58 pm 9/8/2013

    The two stars, who play South Africa's first black leader and his wife, could score lead actor and supporting actress nominations.Read more

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  9. Jennifer Hudson Attacks Apartheid in 'Winnie Mandela' Trailer (Video)

    10:40 am 8/8/2013

    The biopic of the South African activist's wife will be released Sept. 6. Read more

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  10. Idris Elba Plays Nelson Mandela in 'Long Walk to Freedom' Trailer (Video)

    7:11 pm 7/18/2013

    The Weinstein Co. biopic about the iconic South African president is directed by Justin Chadwick and hits theaters Nov. 29.Read more

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