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Which Iconic Woman Is Jennifer Hudson Taking on?

This Dreamgirl has become a first lady. Oscar winner Jennifer Hudson finally has another role deserving of her talent — she's portraying the apartheid-fighting wife of former South African president Nelson Mandela in the upcoming movie Winnie Mandela. Her film will have to compete with another Mandela biopic, Long Walk To Freedom, starring Idris Elba and Naomie Harris. Plus, find out what other political leading ladies are getting the big- and small-screen treatment this year!

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