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  1. OWN Acquires 'Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom'

    11:23 am PST 12/30/2013
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    The cable network will premiere the film in 2017. READ MORE

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  2. Palm Springs Film Fest: U2 to Receive Sonny Bono Visionary Award

    6:00 am PST 12/30/2013
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    The "Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom" songwriters scored Golden Globe and Critics' Choice noms -- and could land an Oscar nom -- for "Ordinary Love." READ MORE

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  3. Box Office: 'Wolf of Wall Street' Devouring '47 Ronin,' 'Walter Mitty' on Crowded Christmas

    2:48 pm PST 12/24/2013
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    UPDATED: The trio of films are among six movies opening nationwide on the holiday, with "47 Ronin" -- costing a pricey $175 million to make -- faltering out of the gate. READ MORE

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  4. 'Mandela' Star Idris Elba Opens Up About Playing Nelson Mandela in Vogue (Exclusive)

    6:00 am PST 12/17/2013
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    The British star -- who also happens to be a DJ -- tells the glossy how the late South African leader reminded him of his own dad, among other juicy nuggets. READ MORE

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  5. Taylor Swift, Coldplay, 'Inside Llewyn Davis' Among Golden Globe Music Nominees

    12:26 pm PST 12/12/2013
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    Winners will be announced at the Jan. 12 ceremony broadcast live from the Beverly Hilton Hotel. READ MORE

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  6. Golden Globes: Trio of Actors Score Double Nominations

    12:18 pm PST 12/12/2013
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    Chiwetel Ejiofor, Idris Elba and Julia Louis-Dreyfus were all cited in both the film and TV categories. READ MORE

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  7. The Night Nelson Mandela Died: Biopic Writer on Royal Screening (Guest Column)

    7:00 am PST 12/11/2013
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    William Nicholson shares with The Hollywood Reporter how he penned "Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom" and what happened inside the theater when Prince William, Kate Middleton and the legend's own daughters learned of his passing. READ MORE

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  8. Dubai Film Fest: 'Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom' Media Events Canceled

    2:19 pm PST 12/09/2013
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    The organizers have halted press screenings and cast interviews and blacked out coverage of the gala's red carpet arrivals as "an appropriate tribute" to the late Nelson Mandela. READ MORE

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  9. Box Office (Specialty): 'Inside Llewyn Davis' Shines

    9:15 am PST 12/08/2013
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    The critically acclaimed film marks the best limited start ever for Joel and Ethan Coen; "Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom" sees strong hold after the death of Nelson Mandela. READ MORE

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  10. How 'Mandela' Royal Premiere Audience Reacted to News of Leader's Death (Exclusive Video)

    4:16 pm PST 12/07/2013
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    The London crowd, which included Prince William and Duchess Catherine, gasped as Anant Singh and Idris Elba shared the news just after the credits rolled. READ MORE

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  11. How Nelson Mandela Affected South Africa's Film Industry

    1:01 am PST 12/06/2013
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    UPDATED: The country's sector has gone through much change since the end of Apartheid, attracting Hollywood productions and creating homegrown successes. READ MORE

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  12. Nelson Mandela's Death: World Leaders, Media React

    12:41 am PST 12/06/2013
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    U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki Moon honored Mandela as a “giant for justice,” German Chancellor Angela Merkel calls him a “shining example” while Indian media compares the late South African leader to Mahatma Gandhi. READ MORE

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  13. 'Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom' Director on Adapting the Life of the South African Icon (Q&A)

    10:22 pm PST 12/05/2013
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    Justin Chadwick speaks with THR about awards buzz, Idris Elba's transformative performance and why he first said no to an offer to tell Mandela's story. READ MORE

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

    4:28 pm PST 12/05/2013
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    "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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  15. Nelson Mandela and Apartheid: 13 Hollywood Portrayals

    1:50 pm PST 12/05/2013
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    Danny Glover, Morgan Freeman, Terrence Howard and Idris Elba are among the actors who have played the freedom fighter in movies over the years. READ MORE

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  16. Nelson Mandela’s Death Announced After ‘Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom’ Royal Premiere

    12:19 pm PST 12/05/2013
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    Producer Anant Singh told the audience about the unfortunate news after a screening in London’s Leicester Square. READ MORE

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  17. 'Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom' Star Naomie Harris on Portraying Winnie (Exclusive Video)

    2:50 pm PST 12/03/2013
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    "The thing I struggled with was her bitterness and her hatred because her journey forced her to have those things," Harris says of playing the iconic character. READ MORE

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

    9:28 am PST 12/02/2013
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    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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  19. Box Office (Specialty): 'Mandela' Makes Modest Debut Amid Fierce Competition

    3:15 pm PST 12/01/2013
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    "The Book Thief" and "Philomena" leap into the top 10, while Spike Lee's "Oldboy" bombs; "12 Years a Slave" becomes the year's top-grossing specialty film to date. READ MORE

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

    8:57 am PST 11/29/2013
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    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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  21. 'Mandela' Screening: U2, Filmmakers Talk Creating Original Song 'Ordinary Love'

    1:45 pm PST 11/26/2013
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    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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