Tag Archives: Nelson Mandela

Idris Elba Makes His Mark in Toronto

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.

Brits with Birthdays: ‘Luther’s Idris Elba Turns 41, and More

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.

WATCH: Idris Elba’s First Trailer For ‘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 ...

Nelson Mandela and the Most Potent Protest Song Ever Recorded

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.

Illness Updates: Amy Winehouse, Shirley Bassey

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