Idris Elba, the British actor who played the role of Stacker Pentecost in Pacific Rim, has been revealed as the star of the biopic Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom. Idris will portray the life of the South African revolutionary from his childhood to becoming the president of the country and an icon.
He will be joined by Naomie Harris, who played Eve in the recent Bond outing Skyfall, in the film.
Based on the autobiography Long Walk to Freedom, the film will release in cinemas on January 3 next year. Check out the posters of the film and an amazing teaser right here.