LISTEN: Kevin Hooks becomes First Black Director to Tell Nelson Mandela’s Story

Director Kevin Hooks (Prison Break, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D) makes his return to the small-screen in the six hour BET miniseries, Madiba, the life and legacy of Nelson Mandela (Laurence Fisburne). Hooks talks to the Tom Joyner Morning Show about the historical importance of Mandela’s story and being the first African American to tell his story.

“It was just a blessing to be able to do this project. We shot it entirely on location in Johannesburg. To have the kind of cast I had was really an amazing experience.”

Click here to listen to the interview

Source: Black America Web | Krystal Franklin