- Ferguson Films has started shooting more episodes of Mzansi's favourite soapie, The Queen
- Lesedi Matsunyane, Connie Ferguson's daughter, shared a video on social media of the crew and cast members on set
- The show had been on a five-week break due to Covid-19 lockdown regulations
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The Queen's cast and crew are back at work shooting more episodes of the show amid the Covid-19 lockdown restrictions in Mzansi.
In a video posted online by Connie Ferguson's daughter, Lesedi Matsunyane, the crew and cast of the hit telenovela expressed their gratitude for being able to work while the majority of Mzansi peeps are still without work due to the ongoing lockdown.
Mzansi hit TV shows especially soapies, including The Queen, recently announced that they had run out of episodes to air due to the coronavirus restrictions which prevented them from shooting.
Lesedi shared the video of the behind the scenes on Instagram. She captioned the post:
"Welcome back Ferguson Films. Gratitude for being able to do what we love in a safe environment. Amid all of the changes in the world and our industry at large, we are glad to be shooting again and showing love for our craft whilst we're maintaining social distancing and sanitary measures of Level 4. Salud, la familia."
In the video, one of the show's leading cast members Loyiso MacDonald, who plays the character of Kagiso, said:
"It's a hell of a privilege especially given the state of affairs in our country and worldwide right now. We'll just like to show our appreciation to the Ferguson Films that we are back at work safely and we got through this lockdown."
The show had been on a five-week break due to the pandemic.
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Briefly.co.za has reported that Loyiso scooped a SAFTA for the Best Supporting Actor in a telenova. He was up against other great actors in the industry like Aubrey Polo and Lawrence Maleka but he ended up walking away with the Golden Horn award.
Another SAFTA winner Brenda Ngxoli has also joined the stellar cast of the show. Other actors such as Kuli Roberts, Menzi Ngubane and Jessica Nkosi have also bagged new roles on the soapie.
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