We can’t wait to see the first trailer for the upcoming Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom
movie, but until it arrives – we’re here to share a brand new (read: awesome!) poster for the whole thing! Head inside to check out Idris Elba
(who plays South Africa’s first black president) ’cause this time he’s a trouble maker
Directed by Justin Chadwick
, the movie centers on Nelson Mandela’s life journey from his childhood in a rural village through to his inauguration as the first democratically elected president of South Africa.
In other words:
The film chronicles his early life, coming of age, education and 27 years in prison before becoming President and working to rebuild the country’s once segregated society.
Beside Idris Elba
who plays Nelson Mandela, the rest of Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom
cast includes Naomie Harris
, Tony Kgoroge
, Riaad Moosa
, Zolani Mkiva
, Jamie Bartlett
, Lindiwe Matshikiza
, Deon Lotz
, Terry Pheto
and the movie is set to hit theaters on November 29th, 2013.
In case you’ve missed the first poster: