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Morgan Freeman to star as Mandela

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Morgan Freeman will play former South African President Nelson Mandela in “The Human Factor,” an independently financed drama, based on the upcoming John Carlin book “The human Factor:Nelson Mandela and the Game that Changed the World.”

Read the rest at Variety.com.

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  1. Eyob
    July 16, 2007 at 10:24 am

    Morgan Freeman is a great actor.But I doubt if the Mandela film would make a great matrial for Hollywood as Id Amin did.

  2. Gelan
    July 18, 2007 at 12:33 pm

    I thoght morgan Freeman is too old for any major role.Samuel L.Jackson could have made a more convincing Mandela.they are both tall.

  3. July 20, 2007 at 1:00 pm

    I think he will be perfect.

  4. Seife
    July 24, 2007 at 6:32 am

    Thanks God, Hollywood didn’t go after Mengistu or Charles Taylor.Mandela is the best thing that happen to Africa.And a film about him will be a worthwile thing.And I agree with Yemi, Morgan Freeman will make a perfect Mandela.Who can esle can have this remote yet omnipresent, self-contained yet smiling cinematic presence?

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