Oprah Winfrey Network Acquires New ‘mandela’ Movie

(Photo: AP/The Weinstein Company, Keith Bernstein) It seems Oprah Winfrey wastes no time. Her network, OWN, recently acquired the network television rights to Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom from The Weinstein Company. The critically-acclaimed film, starring Idris Elba as Nelson Mandela and Naomi Harris as Winnie Mandela, is based on the 1995 book Long Walk to Freedom.The movie released in select U.S. cities on Nov. 28. OWN has licensed the first broadcast window behind pay television beginning in 2017, according to an OWN press release. Mandela died at age 95 earlier this month. Winfrey, who had a friendly relationship with Mandela, was among the notable individuals who attended the former South African presidents funeral. Idris Elba on Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom We’re sorry, but this content is not available to your web browser.
For the original version including any supplementary images or video, visit http://xfinity.comcast.net/blogs/tv/2013/12/30/oprah-winfrey-network-acquires-new-mandela-movie/

Mandela movie ‘Long Walk To Freedom’ gets South Africa premiere

<img src='http://i2.cdn.turner.com/cnn/dam/assets/131104162239-mandela-long-walk-to-freedom-film-still-speech-horizontal-gallery.jpg&#039; width='200px' alt='British actor Idris Elba plays Nelson Mandela


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s