He’s doing a good job of keeping his Nelson Mandela project under-wraps, even as production has been underway for a bit. Little info has surfaced about it, so we’ve had really nothing of substance to report. I’m one of those who has had trouble picturing Idris Elba as Nelson Mandela (young and/or old), so I’m […]
From an OWN press release (watch a preview of the episode after the release)… OWN: OPRAH WINFREY NETWORK TO PREMIERE “THE FIRST GRADUATING CLASS: OPRAH WINFREY LEADERSHIP ACADEMY FOR GIRLS” ON SUNDAY, OCTOBER 14 OWN Special Follows the Personal Journeys of the First Students to Graduate from Oprah’s School for Girls in South Africa Los […]
After my item earlier today about yet another new trailer for that that problematic Winnie Mandela film starring Jennifer Hudson (can we all agree that she’s miscast in the role?), one of our sharp readers reminded me about that other Winnie Mandela bio-pic which comepletely slipped my mind. I’m referring to the 2010 BBC TV […]
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There’s a great profile of Idris Elba in New York Magazine posted last week in which he reveals some things that I thought were interesting and maybe you will too. First, how’s this for an actor’s trick; talking about shooting the first season of Luther, Idris had this to say: “When you watch season one […]
TD Jakes’ TDJ Enterprises/Film Bridge Int’l To Exec-Produce and Distribute "Winnie" (Jennifer Hudson) in U.S.
I was actually wondering on the status on this film today….. Evangelist and film producer mogul T.D. Jakes and his company TDJ Enterprises/Film Bridge International are on board to executive produce and develop a domestic marketing and distribution strategy for the Winnie and Nelson Mandela love story Winnie, which stars Jennifer Hudson and Terrence Howard. […]
I think this just might be the very first time I’ve watched/heard him talk about playing the part… although he doesn’t reveal a lot. They spend more time talking about a character he played in the past - Stringer Bell, from The Wire. I’m sure he’d love to shake that off sooner than later. Watch: Article […]
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