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Bono Writes Essay Tribute To Nelson Mandela

U2 star Bono has penned a tribute essay for Time magazine honouring his friend Nelson Mandela, who died on Thursday (05Dec13).The rocker reveals that the former South African leader was his mentor and hero -...

Prince William Pays Tribute To Nelson Mandela At Film Premiere

British royal Prince William has paid his respects to Nelson Mandela after learning of the human rights icon's death, while attending the London premiere of the film inspired by the former South African leader's biography.William...

Stars Pay Tribute To Nelson Mandela

Stars have rushed to pay tribute to Nelson Mandela after he passed away today (05.12.13).The South African activist and former President died aged 95 at his home in Johannesburg, South Africa, surrounded by his family.Mandela...

Stars And Politicians Pay Tribute To Nelson Mandela

U.S. President Barack Obama has joined movie stars like Whoopi Goldberg, Samuel L. Jackson and Charlize Theron in paying tribute to the late, great Nelson Mandela following his death at the age of 95.South African...

Nelson Mandela Dead At 95

Civil rights icon Nelson Mandela has died at the age of 95.The former South African president passed away on Thursday (05Dec13). Born in 1918, Rolihlahla Mandela grew up in the tiny village of Mvezo,...

Idris Elba Tried To Capture Mandela's Aura

Idris Elba tried to capture Nelson Mandela's ''aura'' when filming 'Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom'.The star thoroughly researched his role as the South African civil rights activist and former president - who was imprisoned...

Kanye West Storms Off Stage At Gig

Kanye West stormed off the stage at his gig in Florida. The 36-year-old rapper was just a few seconds into the third song of his performance at the Tampa Forum in Tampa on Saturday night...

Pre-us Release, 'Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom' Conquers South African Box Office

Justin Chadwick’s Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom is far from typical box office fare. Nevertheless, the film is enjoying quite a bit of success in this department, particularly when it comes to South African audiences....

Idris Elba, Star Of 'Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom' On The Challenges Of Fame And His Latest Part

This week sees the release of Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom, starring Idris Elba as the South African leader. Elba’s star has been steadily rising since he played DCI John Luther in the eponymous crime...

Naomie Harris: Bond Role Made Me Feel Good Looking

Naomie Harris says playing a Bond girl made her feel ''darn good'' about her looks.The 37-year-old beauty, who played Eve Moneypenny in blockbuster hit 'Skyfall', admits playing a glamorous secret agent opposite Daniel Craig as...

Katie Holmes Has Guided Tour Of Nelson Mandela Jail

Actress Katie Holmes was left close to tears following an emotional trip to the jail where Nelson Mandela was imprisoned for 18 years.The former Dawson's Creek star is in South Africa with her seven-year-old daughter...

Prince William And Duchess Catherine To Attend Mandela Premiere

Prince William and Duchess Catherine will attend the royal premiere of 'Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom' next month.The royal couple will leave their three-month-old son Prince George at home to walk the red carpet in...

President Barack Obama Pokes Fun At Idris Elba

U.S. President Barack Obama poked fun at British actor Idris Elba by remarking on his sex appeal during a recent screening of his Nelson Mandela biopic at the White House.The American leader hosted the cast...

Idris Elba No Mandela Lookalike

Idris Elba didn't want to be a Nelson Mandela ''lookalike'' in 'Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom'.The 41-year-old actor plays the former South African leader in a powerful new biopic, and he insists that his appearance...

Mandela Film Gets White House Treatment

'Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom' will get a presidential screening this week.United States leader Barack Obama, who enjoys a friendship with the film's subject Nelson Mandela, will host a special screening of the new biopic...

President Obama To Host Mandela Biopic Screening

Idris Elba's new Nelson Mandela biopic has landed another major screening - at the White House.U.S. leader Barack Obama will host the cast of Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom at a presidential screening later this...

South African Premiere Of "Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom" Preceded By Special Screening For Nelson Mandela

The Nelson Mandela biopic Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom, saw its most important premiere event recently – a screening in South Africa, attended by the man himself. Mandela spent 27 years in prison for his...

Idris Elba Hospitalised After Suffering Asthma Attack On Way To South Africa

Idris Elba has been admitted to a unspecified UK hospital after suffering an asthma attack whilst on his way to the premiere of new film Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom. The Brit-actor suffered the attack...

Idris Elba Thought Nelson Mandela Role Offer Was A Joke

Actor Idris Elba thought his agent was joking when was offered the part of Nelson Mandela in a new biopic about the South African leader.The Wire star plays the iconic activist and politician in Mandela:...

U2 Unveil New Track, Ordinary Love

U2 have unveiled their first new song in three years.The Irish band's long-awaited comeback track, entitled 'Ordinary Love', features in the trailer for the new Nelson Mandela biopic, 'Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom'.The song was...

Mandela Film Gets Royal Premiere

'Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom' will be this year's royal film performance.The new biopic about former South African leader Nelson Mandela will receive a glitzy red carpet premiere on December 5, with members of the...

Idris Elba: Fame Has Ruined My Love Life

Idris Elba claims fame has ruined his love life.The 'Pacific Rim' actor - who has 11-year-old daughter, Isan, with his ex-wife Dormowa Sherman - admits the only women who approach him nowadays are autograph-hunters, and...

Harvey Weinstein: This Year's Oscars Are Competitive

Harvey Weinstein thinks this year's Oscars race is the ''most competitive ever''.The top Hollywood producer's production firm, The Weinstein Company, has been behind many Academy Award winners in the past and will once again have...

Beyoncé And Jay Z's Bodyguard Fired Over Prostitute

Beyoncé and Jay Z fired their late bodyguard for hiring a prostitute while on duty for them.It has emerged the A-list couple were forced to let Norman 'Dutch Giant' Oosterbroek go after discovering he had...

Idris Elba Spent A Night In Nelson Mandela's Jail

British actor Idris Elba spent a night in the jail where Nelson Mandela was locked up for 18 years to prepare for his role as the former South African leader in a new biopic.The Wire...

Oscars Talk A Tad Early For Idris Elba's Mandela, Mixed Reviews Damage Chances

Idris Elba – one of the more exciting actors of his generation – portraying Nelson Mandela – one of the most important men for many generations – sounded like a sure-fire hit. The early reviews...

Nelson Mandela Discharged From Hospital

Former South African president Nelson Mandela has returned home after three months in hospital.The 95-year-old anti-apartheid hero has been under doctors' care since he was admitted to hospital with a recurring lung infection on 8...

Nelson Mandela Hospital Release Reports False

South African officials have dismissed reports suggesting ailing former President Nelson Mandela has been released from hospital.The 95-year-old anti-apartheid hero has been under doctors' care since he was admitted to hospital with a recurring lung...

Nelson Mandela Recovering Well

Nelson Mandela's daughter has confirmed the civil rights icon is making good progress in his health battle after spending more than two months in hospital.The ailing former South African leader has been under the care...

After A Long And Bumpy Production, 'Winnie Mandela' Is Due Out This Year [Trailer + Stills]

This year will see the release of a full-blown Nelson Mandela biopic, but before that, another film will focus on a crucial character in the Mandela story – Winnie Mandela, the woman, who stood by...

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