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Amandla! Watch Idris Elba, Naomie Harris In First Full Trailer For 'Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 18, 2013 8:04 PM
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I expected it would drop today, given that it's his 95th birthday.

Nelson Mandela Is 95 Today... A Brief Look At Past & Upcoming Films On His Life

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 18, 2013 10:34 AM
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Today in history... July 18th, 1918, Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela, anti-apartheid activist and later the first South African president to be elected in a fully democratic election, serving from 1994 to 1999, was born in Mvezo, a village in the district of Umtata, in Eastern Cape province of South Africa.

New Character Posters For Idris Elba & Naomie Harris As Nelson & Winnie Mandela + Teaser

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 12, 2013 1:38 PM
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UPDATE: In addition to this morning's first-look footage at the film, a pair of new posters have surfaced, showing BOTH Idris Elba as Nelson Mandela AND Naomie Harris as Winnie Mandela. All previous posters featured Idris as Nelson only.

Netflix Streaming Pick: Review Of BBC Drama, 'Blood and Oil' (Naomie Harris, David Oyelowo Star)

  • By Wendy Okoi-Obuli
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  • February 21, 2013 2:01 PM
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The BBC two-part drama, Blood and Oil, which couldn't be more topical, is now streaming on Netflix for USA audiences.

2013 S&A Black Cinema Database Entry #6 - 'Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 11, 2013 7:21 PM
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Weekend B.O. Dec. 7-9 (The Biggest Brit B.O. Hit Ever)

  • By Sergio
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  • December 9, 2012 12:41 PM
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Holdovers are still holding solid with Skyfall jumping back up to the No.1 slot this weekend. The film is now officially the biggest grossing film in the U.K. beating the previous record holder Avatar.

Flashback To 1973 - Gloria Hendry Makes History As The First Black Bond Girl

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • November 9, 2012 7:23 PM
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Before I sign off for the day... I almost forgot! Skyfall opens in USA theaters today, and I'm betting it's #1 on your to-see list.

Naomie Harris Says Idris Elba Met w/ '007' Producer & A Black James Bond Is A Possibility. Hmm...

  • By Courtney
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  • October 23, 2012 9:20 PM
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I lifted this segment from a longer interview that Naomie Harris did with Huffington Post (press tour for Skyfall), published on their website earlier today. The question was asked about the possibility of a black James Bond eventually. And this was Naomie's response:

Naomie Harris Aims, Fires Kill-Shot At 007, Sending Him Free-falling, In New 'Skyfall' Clip

  • By Courtney
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  • October 13, 2012 12:05 PM
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Naomie Harris Talks About Her Multi-Layered Kick-Ass Character In 'Skyfall'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 20, 2012 11:43 AM
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To be frank, if it weren't for Naomie Harris' involvement in this, I probably wouldn't be much interested in seeing it. I'm ready for another 007 redo; or maybe just an very long break away from the franchise entirely.