|Idris Elba as Mandela in Long Walk to Freedom|
Idris Elba’s portrayal of Nelson Mandela in the movie, Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom appears to be attracting wider attention as the film has been selected as the 2013 Royal Film Performance.
The event, which holds in December 5, 2013 in London, according to the producer of the movie, Anant Singh, is a “prestigious endorsement” of the film.
Drected by a Briton, Justin Chadwick, the movie’s crew and cast meet with members of the royal family when the film makes it its British premiere at Odeon Leicester Square. The cast includes Naomie Harris, Tony Kgoroge, Riaad Moosa, Lindiwe Matshikiza, Terry Pheto, Jamie Bartlett and Deon Lotz.
From November 28, 2013 Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom goes to cinemas across courtesy of distribution by United International Pictures.