"Halala Thato": Xolani Mayekiso Bags Role on New Film After Leaving 'The Queen'

"Halala Thato": Xolani Mayekiso Bags Role on New Film After Leaving 'The Queen'

- Xolani Mayekiso has bagged a new role on a new movie after exiting The Queen a few days ago

- The actor portrayed the character of Thato Maake on the Mzansi Magic telenovela he left recently

- According to entertainment commentator Phil Mpela, the new movie called The Gang will premiere in 2022 but has already started production

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Xolani Mayekiso has bagged a new role after leaving The Queen recently. The actor has been cast in a new movie titled The Gang.

The star's good news was shared on social media by entertainment commentator Phil Mpela. The upcoming movie is expected to premier in 2022. The production has already started filming.

"Halala Thato": Xolani Mayekiso Bags Role on New Film After Leaving 'The Queen'
Xolani Mayekiso has baged a role on a new film after leaving 'The Queen'. Image: @xolaniamayekiso
Source: Instagram

Xolani played the role of Thato Maake on the Mzansi Magic telenovela where he made his exit a few days ago. Along with Xolani's pic, Phil wrote:

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"Xolani Mayekiso stars in new film. Best known as Thato on #TheQueenMzansi, the actor has bagged a new role after leaving the show. He’s starring in the film, The Gang, which started production last week and is slated for release in 2022."

Xolani's excited fans took to Mpela's comment section to share their thoughts on his good news. @Kumkani_Kalipa wrote:

"This man is supper talented. Always thought he is a Tswana."

@mahlanguthemz said:

"Wow that's great. I'm so happy for him. Thanks Phil."

@noku_non commented:

"It would be nice to see him playing a different character, I only know him from The Queen."

@MandlakheMkhiz4 said:

"Congratulations to him."

@MarthaMMorapedi wrote:

"Ntwanaaakaaa!!! So happy for him."

@MotaungNtoiseng added:

"Halala Thato."

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In related news, Briefly News reported that Loyiso MacDonald is set to leave The Queen soon. The talented actor plays the role of Kagiso Khoza in the Mzansi Magic telenovela.

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Entertainment commentator Phil Mpela's The Tea reported recently that Loyiso decided to exit the show after spending five years portraying the character of Kagiso aka Sgaqagaqa.

Besides The Queen, Loyiso has acted in big TV productions such as Isidingo!. His fans shared that they are sure that he will slay any role that he bags next. Phil's The Tea reported on Twitter:

"The dynamic within the Khoza house will now be strange since Goodness, played by Zenande Mfenyane is back on the show and her character is tied to Kagiso."

Loyiso did not dispute the news of his exit when a fan praised him for slaying his role after Mpela tweeted the sad news. Loyiso told the fan.

"Thank you so much!"

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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