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Wednesday, October 2nd, 2013

No wonder Winnie Mandela objected to this

Remember when Darrell Roodt’s “Winnie” first premiered in 2011 at Toronto Film Festival, and tanked? At the time Winnie Mandela herself declared that she didn’t like the film (unfortunately you have to watch Nadia Bilchik deliver this news)–she wasn’t consulted–and threatened to sue the producers. But Mandela needn’t have bothered. The lead actors, Terrance Howard and Jennifer

Tuesday, November 16th, 2010

Winnie?

If you’ve got four minutes, here’s the trailer for the highly anticipated (that’s debatable) biopic of Winnie Mandela, starring Jennifer Hudson as the title character and none other than Terrence Howard as Nelson Mandela. It...

Thursday, July 22nd, 2010

Winnie and Nelson?

The first promotional stills for Darrell Roodt’s controversial film “Winnie”–currently being shot around Johannesburg–are out. We don’t anything about the acting yet, but do Jennifer Hudson and Terrence Howard (the latter already has a fake South African...

Thursday, February 18th, 2010

The Screen Life of Winnie Mandela

Apparently Jennifer Hudson had to lose 60 pounds to star as Winnie Mandela in a planned biopic. Mandela was a leading figure in South African politics in the late 20th century and who was married to former South...