Just in time for Nelson Mandela’s 95th birthday today, we get the first trailer for his biopic starring Idris Elba. Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom tells the story of the South African prisoner-turned-president from his formative years through his long incarceration to the end of apartheid and his ascension to power. The Weinstein Company opens Justin Chadwick’s film November 29 — in the heart of awards season, natch:

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Jamesonjoe
1 year
I like Idris, but I feel Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje would have been better casted for this movie. Or...
Anon
1 year
Not a fan of this actor, never seen a decent performance of his other then on the...
Gregg
1 year
These Nelson Mandela films will never be good until they film them in Mandela's own language, except...