Luther‘s Idris Elba has made a big impression on Toronto International Film Festival audiences with his portrayal of Nelson Mandela at the world premiere of Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom.
Idris Elba, the London-born actor who stars as the titular police detective in BBC America’s popular Luther series, celebrates his 41st birthday on Sept. 6.
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 …
Former South African president Nelson Mandela, 94, is currently critically ill in a hospital in Pretoria. He has been attempting to fight off a recurring lung infection, which has left him struggling to breathe unaided.
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