WORLD EXCLUSIVE: Idris Elba, Naomie Harris In Trailer For 'Mandela Long Walk To Freedom'

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If Idris Elba's star is in the ascendant, it will surely never so rise so high as when he premieres his role as iconic freedom fighter Nelson Mandela, in the forthcoming 'Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom'.

WATCH: HuffPostUK has the worldwide exclusive trailer - see Idris Elba as Mandela and Naomie Harris as wife Winnie above

In the film, due in UK cinemas on 3 January 2014, Elba portrays the South African legend on the journey from his childhood in a rural village, through to his election as President of South Africa - via his battles as a lawyer in South African courtrooms, and his 27-year imprisonment as a terrorist of the state.

Do you think Idris Elba is convincing as Nelson Mandela? Watch the trailer and let us know below...

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