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Winnie Mandela Protests Biopic Starring Jennifer Hudson
Winnie Mandela Protests Biopic Starring Jennifer Hudson
Jennifer Hudson may be excited about her upcoming title role as Winnie Mandela in the biopic 'Winnie,' but the former wife of South African anti-apartheid leader Nelson Mandela isn't. According to the Johannesburg's Star Newspaper, a letter from Mandela's attorneys states the noted South African figure is "extremely concerned" to hear about the film and says she was never approached for
Jennifer Hudson to Play Winnie Mandela in Upcoming Biopic
Jennifer Hudson to Play Winnie Mandela in Upcoming Biopic
According to Variety magazine, Jennifer Hudson has been tapped to portray Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, wife of former South African president Nelson Mandela, in the upcoming biopic 'Winnie.' The film -- based on the Anne Marie du Preez Bezdrob-penned biography 'Winnie Mandela: A Life' -- will be directed by South African filmmaker Darrell Roodt ('Cry,' 'Sarafina... Read More ...