Idris Elba is Nelson Mandela

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  1. GeronimoJackson

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    I have walked a long walk to freedom. It has been a long road, and it is not over yet. No one is born hating another person because of the color of his skin. People learn to hate. They can be taught to love. For love comes more naturally to the human heart.



    Mandela doesn't have much time left...but this looks really good and is "good" timing if turns out as good as the trailer indicates.

    Inb4 Morgan Freeman is Nelson Mandela.
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  2. Deuce Wayne

    Deuce Wayne Damnit, I cant find my driving moccasins anywhere!

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    Love Elba, and I'm sure he turns in a great performance- but not sure he fits the role.
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  3. Gunny

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    Shoulda got Morgan Freeman.
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  4. JCBRAVE

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    How the hell is Morgan Freeman going to pass as a 40 year old Nelson Mandela?

    Morgan Freeman already looks like the 95 year old Mandela.
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  5. The Hammer

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    This will be good for people to see what real oppression looks like
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  6. xpmar9x

    xpmar9x Vote for Pedro

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    Love Idris, he'll nail this role.
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  7. The Hammer

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    What about Forrest Whitaker? He did a great job playing Idi Amin.....................
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  8. The Hammer

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    Just saw it is going to premier at the Toronto Film festival. Maybe I should take my ass down there to see it.
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    wonder if they will show Winnie giving people necklaces or NMs days as an ANC terrorist?

    probably not
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  10. GeronimoJackson

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    Lol did you even watch the trailer? There's a whole clip with him dressed in all black and a guy explaining to him how the bombs go off. But I do get your point, he'll most likely be portrayed as a freedom fighter with no flaws, and I'll leave it at that before this gets moved to taboo.
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