Applause as Idris Elba is nominated for Mandela movie

2013-12-12 16:53
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Beverly Hills – Idris Elba has been nominated for a Golden Globe for his portrayal of Nelson Mandela in the film Nelson Mandela: A Long Walk To Freedom.

Elba's nomination, for the film which had its London premiere on the day the South African anti-apartheid hero died, drew applause from the Beverly Hills hotel media and Hollywood watcher audience as the nominees were read out.

The 41-year-old actor will be up against fellow actors Chiwetel Ejiofor (12 Years A Slave), Tom Hanks (Captain Phillips), Matthew McConaughey (Dallas Buyers Club) and Robert Redford (All Is Lost) in the category "Best Actor in a motion picture, drama". 

The 71st annual Golden Globe Awards will be presented on 12 January at the Beverly Hilton Hotel and will be hosted by Tina Fey and Amy Poehler. publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

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