- Thuso Mbedu has praised fellow co-star and child star Chase W Dillon for his work on the hit series The Underground Railroad
- Working with Dillon was an absolute treat and Thuso is glad that she got to meet him and was welcomed warmly by his family
- Fans hear what Thuso has to say, however, Dillon’s on-screen character is not their favourite
Thuso Mbedu took the time to give a little praise to her new colleague and friend, child star Chase W Dillon.
Having worked with Dillon on the hit series The Underground Railroad, Thuso gained a lot of respect for the young actor.
Taking to social media with a lengthy post to share how taken aback she was by Dillon’s skills and professionalism, Thuso shared the incredible bond they formed during filming. Dillon’s family has become Thuso’s family, and she is so grateful for them.
“Where do I even start? My heart overflows when I think of all the memories we share. From the very first day we met I knew that we would be friends for life. We fast became family and there was no looking back. Everything just fell into place so effortlessly. Your entire family welcomed me so openly and lovingly.”
Seeing such skill at such a ripe age, Thuso was blown away.
While Thuso knows Dillon as a person, fans expressed that they are not so fond of his on-screen character and wish they were.
@itsthatstarfire: “I’ma need him to play something else so I can like him, he is very upsetting! Lol I can’t stand Homer - but yess VERY VERY GOOD ACTING.”
@mooshelicious: “He kept on finding you... ngine headache uyena.”
@jakibacchin: “You guys are AWESOME!! Amazing performance.”
@estherkgosana: “Tooo soon, to open my heart to Homer... wa tena shame. His instincts were always on point.”
Briefly News previously reported that Thuso Mbedu bagged a role in The Underground Railroad, an international production which is due for release next month.
As part of promoting the limited series, Thuso has been posting snippets from the production. The latest video she posted showed her putting her full talent on display. Not only did Mbedu look the part, but she also nailed the accent.
Mzansi social media users could not get over how talented the young actress is and raved about her online.
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