‘Winnie’ gets release date, title change
There’s finally a U.S. release date for Winnie Mandela’s biopic! Nearly a year after Winnie hit theaters in Canada, Image Entertainment has announced via press release that the film will debut here on September 6. It was also revealed that the name of the film as has been changed to Winnie Mandela.
The film stars Jennfier Hudson as Nelson Mandela’s ex-wife, and it was controversial casting at first. Terrence Howard plays the former South African President. Winnie Mandela follow’s Winnie’s life from childhood through her courtship with Nelson and struggle for freedom in South Africa during apartheid.
Check out a trailer for the film below!