‘Mandela’ Marches Into Theaters Christmas Day

Movies & TV

By: / December 24, 2013

The world carried a heavy heart when iconic human rights leader Nelson Mandela passed away earlier this month. Though his legacy lives on through his work and his followers who have adapted his outlook on life and justice, Mandela’s story will now be immortalized in the biopic Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom.

The Weinstein Company film covers his 27 year-long captivity behind bars in his arduous fight against apartheid. Idris Elba takes center stage as Mandela with Naomie Harris (Winnie), Tony Kgoroge, Riaad Moosa and Zolani Mkiva also starring. Watch the trailer for the Justin Chadwick-directed flick above before it hits theaters tomorrow, Dec. 25.

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