urx unit loader Jennifer Hudson as Winnie Mandela in first 'Winnie' trailer

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.