- US superstars Common and Tiffany Haddish are just some of the Hollywood stars who have watched and loved Mzansi's very own Queen Sono
- The series' creator Kagiso Lediga revealed this during an interview with Jon Savage on the What's Your Poison podcast
- Kagiso also said there are more demands for the show as it goes into its second season
Hollywood superstars Common and Tiffany Haddish cannot get enough of Kagiso Lediga's hit project, Queen Sono.
The comedian and producer recently had chat with Jon Savage on the What's Your Poison podcast. They spoke about the success of the first ever Netflix African original series. It premiered on Netflix on 28 February.
Kagiso said he was overwhelmed by the responses he has received from all over the world. Since the release of the series, it has received an interview with Time magazine, a debate on French TV a review by The New York Times and a shout-out from Common and Tiffany.
"Common and Tiffany Haddish were on this dating app, in different houses because of Covid-19. They were like, 'We are going to do this and dance and do hair. Let's watch a show. What should we watch? Netflix, Queen Sono.' They watch Queen Sono! That is Common and Tiffany Haddish watching Queen Sono."
Kagiso revealed that there are more demands on the show as it goes into its second season.
Briefly.co.za reported that actress Pearl Thusi revealed how her dream of the Netflix series became a reality. In a Netflix interview, Pearl said the movie Scorpion King made her realise her passion for acting in movies with lots of action and stunts.
The stunner said she had reached a stage in her career where she started planning her own destiny and creating work for herself.
Pearl then took the initiative by showing Kagiso a video of her doing stunt training. Pearl said Kagiso was excited enough to turn her ideas into reality.
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