/// OWN Acquires TV Rights to ‘Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom’

December 30, 2013  |  Variety

OWN has landed the TV rights to the Idris Elba starrer “Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom.” The Weinstein Co.’s Nelson Mandela biopic will bow on Oprah Winfrey’s cabler in 2017. Deal is a sign of OWN’s appetite for high-profile feature film acquisitions that are on-target for the cabler’s core female and African American demographics. “Long Walk… Read more

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