Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom received three Golden Globe Nominations, it was announced in Los Angeles earlier today. Idris Elba received the nomination for Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama for his role as Nelson Mandela, Alex Heffes received the nomination for Best Original Score and U2 was nominated for the Best Original Best Original Song – “Ordinary Love” which was written especially for the film.
Idris Elba also received a nomination for Best Actor in a Mini-Series or Motion Picture made for Television for his role in the television series, Luther which he won last year.
“We are honoured to have received three Golden Globe Nominations, the first time ever for a South African film,” said producer, Anant Singh. “We congratulate Idris on his amazing performance in the film and his double nomination, and we congratulate Alex and Bono and U2 on receiving this recognition,” added Singh.