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Father and Son Combine Forces in Nelson Mandela Biopic

March 19, 2009

Actor/Director Clint Eastwood has taken the legendary life of Nelson Mandela and plans to put it on the big screen as ‘The Human Factor‘.  Eastwood  brought along Morgan Freeman and Matt Damon to star in the film as Nelson Mandela (Freeman) and Francois Pienaar (Damon). Eastwood also brought along a new young actor ready to reach his upcoming fame, his son Scott Eastwood….Father and Son joining forces to change the world one film at a time…LOL…In the movie Scott will be appear as a player on the South African national rugby team.

‘The Human Factor’ will be based upon John Carlin’s novel Playing The Enemy: Nelson Mandela And The Game That Made A Nation:

A thrilling, inspiring account of one of the greatest charm offensives in history—Nelson Mandela’s decade-long campaign to unite his country, beginning in his jail cell and ending with a rugby tournament.


This epic tale is set to hit theaters in December of this year. Here’s the synopsis:

A look at life for Nelson Mandela after the fall of apartheid in South Africa during his first term as president when campaigned to host the 1995 Rugby World Cup event as an opportunity to unite his countrymen.

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