WATCH: Idris Elba’s First Trailer For ‘Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom’

Idris Elba in 'Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom'

Idris Elba in ‘Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom’

We already know that Idris Elba is good at speeches, and we already know that he is good at accents. So to see him deliver a fairly flawless Nelson Mandela in this, the trailer from the forthcoming biopic Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom should come as no surprise.

However, it’s always startling when someone this talented becomes utterly unrecognisable in order to deliver something this stirring. Take a look:

Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom is released on November 28. Watch it fly.

Fraser McAlpine

Fraser McAlpine

Fraser is a British writer, broadcaster and the the author of the book Stuff Brits Like. He is Anglophenia's resident Brit blogger, having written BBC Radio 1's Chart Blog, the Top of the Pops website, and for NME, the Guardian and elsewhere. Favorite topics include slang, Doctor Who and cramming as much music into Anglophenia as he can manage. He invites you to join him on Twitter: @csi_popmusic
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