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Film Sat Dec 11 2010
With a new, much slimmer figure, Jennifer Hudson is certainly looking good these days; however, according to the folks at The Grio, she doesn't particularly look good somewhere else, namely, in the new film Winnie, a story based on the life of Winnie Mandela.
Ever since Hudson was named as the film's lead, a lot of criticism emerged, with Mandela herself being one of the most outspoken critics against the film. From the question of Hudson's acting ability to Mandela's request for a native South African actress to be cast in the role, there has seemingly not been a lot of fanfare about the film.
The movie isn't scheduled for release until early 2011; however, The Grio explains why the choice to cast Hudson and Oscar-nominee Terrence Howard (whom they feel is equally miscast) as "two iconic, legendary, world-changing" individuals might have movie-goers, well, wincing.