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  1. 'Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom' Featurette with Idris Elba and Naomie Harris

    12:18 pm 12/3/2013

    The two stars of Justin Chadwick's biography share what it was like to play Nelson and Winnie Mandela. "Young audiences don't get a chance to see a living legend every day, heroes are few and far between now," says Elba. Read more

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  2. Naomie Harris on Finding the Strength and Rage to Play Winnie Mandela

    12:03 pm 12/3/2013

    The 'Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom' star shares how she was able to pull together the emotions to play the South Africa politician in Justin Chadwick's biography. Read more

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  3. 'Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom' Enjoys Box-Office Success at Home

    8:31 am 11/29/2013

    Major South African exhibition chains Ster Kinekor and NuMetro report big audience interest for the film, which opened as the top film in the country on Thursday.Read more

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  4. Prince William, Kate Middleton to Attend U.K. Premiere of 'Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom'

    7:13 am 11/14/2013

    The film, starring Idris Elba as the South African leader, opens in British theaters in January.Read more

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  5. '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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  6. Idris Elba Attached to Star in Terrorist Thriller 'Bastille Day'

    3:33 pm 11/11/2013

    Vendome and Anonymous Content are producing the feature, which is still in development. Read more

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  7. 'Pacific Rim' Featurette: The Making of Pacific Rim

    11:52 am 11/11/2013

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  8. Everyone's British for a Night at BAFTA-LA's Britannia Awards, Even George Clooney

    11:36 pm 11/9/2013

    The group honored the "Gravity" actor -- as well as Kathryn Bigelow, Sacha Baron Cohen, Benedict Cumberbatch, Idris Elba and Ben Kingsley -- at its 22nd annual ceremony, where a hilarious stunt by Cohen stole the show.Read more

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  9. 'Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom' Clip: Courtroom

    10:37 am 11/7/2013

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  10. President Obama to Host 'Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom' Cast at White House Screening

    12:35 pm 11/4/2013

    Nelson Mandela's daughters also will attend the Thursday event.Read more

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