- Mzansi fans can look forward to Netflix's orginal drama series, Queen Sono, starring Pearl Thusi very soon
- The six-episode series also features some of Mzansi's popular stars
- The series was also shot locally, in some of SA's popular spots such as Johannesburg CBD, Sandton and Soweto
Netflix South Africa has released the first snaps of their first original African drama, Queen Sono, set to air globally next year.
According to Channel 24, the six-episodes series stars Mzansi media personality, Pearl Thusi, as a highly trained top spy in a South African agency whose soul purpose is to better the lives of African citizens. While taking on her most dangerous mission, Pearl’s character also has to face changing relationships in her personal life.
The series was produced and shot by an all-local crew and will feature an all-local cast which includes Generations: The Legacy star, Vuyo Dabula playing Shandu, an ex-spy who has taken a different part.
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Sechaba Morojele plays Dr Sid who is the director of SOG, with Chi Mhende, Loyiso Madinga and Rob Van Vuuren playing agents on his team.
Kate Liquorish plays Ekaterina, an heiress of an autocracy family who has ulterior motives.
Khathu Ramabulana plays Queen’s childhood friend, William, now in a relationship with Enhle Mbali Mlotshwa’s character, Nova.
Abigail Kubeka plays Mazet, who is Queen’s beloved Gogo, who has always supported her no matter what trouble she gets herself into.
The locally filmed series was shot over eight weeks in 37 different locations across Africa, including Johannesburg CBD, Sandton, Park Station, Soweto, Lagos, Kenya and Zanzibar.
Meanwhile, two days ago, Briefly.co.za reported that actress Pearl Thusi and her fellow celeb, Bonnie Mbuli, got tongues wagging when they went at each other on social media earlier this year.
The ladies were in a twar that eventually saw both of them decided to step away from social media for a while.
Bonnie was also involved in an incident with muso Sho Madjozi. Briefly.co.za reported that Sho's brilliant response was not only mature, but also well-said.
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