Idris Elba targeted played Nelson Mandela
Nelson Mandela is one of the important and influential person in the world today. The figure of the South African leader was also frequently appeared in various films. Most recently, will be played by Idris Selba.
The actor who plays drug cartel boss Stringer Bell on ‘The Wire’ was reported to have approached the final stage of the process of negotiations. This will be the official biopic of Nelson Mandela.
Idris Selba also famous for his role in ’28 Weeks Later ‘,’ American Gangster ‘and’ Obsessed ‘. In fact he never expressed any wish to take over the role of Daniel Craig as James Bond.
Some other actors who could portray Mandela on the big screen is Terrence Howard in ‘Winnie’, and Morgan Freeman in the movie ‘Invictus’. Prior to the negotiation process with Idris, the name of Will Smith and Denzel Washington was mentioned as a strong candidate.
No official statement that more details about the film. But Nelson Mandela planned biopic will begin filming in 2012.