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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…..

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Winnie?

[vodpod id=Video.4920824&w=500&h=350&fv=] 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…..

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Mandela Hustles and Flows

In yet more film news this week, Empire reports that Terrence Howard has signed on to play Nelson Mandela opposite Jennifer Hudson’s Winnie in the forthcoming biopic, which Herman wrote…..

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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…..