Jennifer Hudson, who went on from being an “American Idol” finalist to winning an Oscar for her turn in “Dream Girls,”  is now taking to the silver screen in a biopic of Winnie Mandela, wife of South African President Nelson Mandela in the 2011 release “Winnie.”

]]>Terrence Howard stars alongside Hudson as Nelson Mandela. It will be interesting to see how the young actors pull off roles that age so much during the course of the film. What do you think? Can Jennifer turn in another Oscar-worthy performance? Follow Zap2it and Zap2it Andrea on Twitter and Zap2it on Facebook for the latest TV, movie and celebrity news.

Posted by:Andrea Reiher

TV critic by way of law school, Andrea Reiher enjoys everything from highbrow drama to clever comedy to the best reality TV has to offer. Her TV heroes include CJ Cregg, Spencer Hastings, Diane Lockhart, Juliet O'Hara and Buffy Summers. TV words to live by: "I'm a slayer, ask me how."