Terrence HowardTerrence Howard will join Oscar-winning actress Jennifer Hudson ('Dreamgirls') in 'Winnie,' a biopic about the life of Winnie Mandela (Hudson).

According to Variety, Howard will play a young Nelson Mandela in the film, which is expected to begin principle shooting at the end of the month in South Africa.

Darrell James Roodt ('Yesterday') will direct the project, from a script he co-wrote with producer Andre Pieterse. The film is based on the book 'Winnie Mandela: A Life' by Anne Marie du Preez Bezdrob.
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