And now that the trailer is in, we can confidently say; no one could have played this role better than Idris…

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From left, London-born actor Idris Elba plays Nelson Mandela, here in a 1961 archive photo, in the new movie “Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom.” The movie debuts on Nov. 29

The ‘Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom’ biopic is about the South African Leader and his struggles as anti Apartheid campaigner and ANC leader in South Africa. It shows how the strong willed leader spent 27 years in prison. The film chronicles his childhood in a rural village to his victory as the President of South Africa.

To be opened in theaters on 29th November, 2013, the Nelson Mandela movie features Idris Elba alongside Naomie Harris, Tony Kgoroge, Riaad Moosa, Zolani Mkiva, Jamie Bartlett, Lindiwe Matshikiza and others…

Check out the trailer below