*The official poster for Jennifer Hudson’s upcoming biopic “Winnie” has been released.
Based on the book “Winnie Mandela: A Life” by Bezdrob, the film premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival on Sept. 16 and has already opened in Mandela’s native South Africa.
Darrell Roodt (Sarafina!, Cry, the Beloved Country) directed the story that follows the “Mother of the Nation” through her marriage to Nelson Mandela, played by Terrence Howard.
Elias Koteas and Wendy Crewson also star in the film, which does not yet have a U.S. release date. See the full poster below.