Nelson Mandela

Director Kevin Hooks (Prison Break, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D) makes his return to the small-screen in the six hour BET miniseries, Madiba, the life and legacy of Nelson Mandela (Laurence Fisburne). Hooks talks to the Tom Joyner Morning Show about the historical importance of Mandela’s story and being the first African American to tell his story. https://www.instagram.com/p/BP-xaUNDMNi/?taken-by=bet […]

There are a handful of roles that every good actor is more than honored to play. So when Laurence Fishburne was asked to portray Nelson Mandela in a new miniseries, he didn’t hesitate. At first. “I was offered the part. I said ‘yes’ immediately, was completely honored to be asked. And then, 15 minutes later, […]

Nelson Mandela has been cemented in the annals of history by way of his rise to power from an anti-apartheid activist to becoming South Africa’s first Black president. The universally known tale of the late global icon will get a fresh look with BET’s airing of a three-part mini-series titled after Mandela’s tribal name, Madiba. […]

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