- Phumzile Sitole has bagged a new role on the US sci-fi series Star Trek Discovery
- The Mzansi-born actress will portray the role of Captain Ndoye in the popular Star Trek franchise
- Phumzile shared that Star Trek Discovery was her favourite TV series to shoot
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Mzansi-born actress Phumzile Sitole has bagged an epic role on Star Trek Discovery. She will play the role of Captain Ndoye in the popular US science-fiction television series.
Phumzile, who lives in the US, took to Twitter and shared that she was grateful to be part of the series. Snaps of the star and other new characters on the show were shared on the micro-blogging app by @TheTrekCentral.
Phumzile and fellow cast member BlueDel wore Star Trek outfits on the pics. Phumzile has also acted in big productions such as The Good Fight and Orange Is the New Black.
Phumzile shared that she will make her debut on the series on Thursday on CBS All Access in the US and Mzansi will get to watch her on Friday on Netflix SA. She wrote on Twitter:
"I guess it’s official- My favorite thing to shoot and family to be part of. Episode comes out this Thursday in the USA on @cbsallaccess and this Friday in SA on @NetflixSA."
Tweeps took to her comment section to congratulate Phumzile for bagging the gig. Check out some of the comments below:
"That’s amazing - will definitely be watching!"
"Wow! Go on now! Amazing Phum."
"Incredible! Well done."
"That's so exciting! Congrats."
In other entertainment news, Briefly.co.za reported that Kalawa Jazmee Records has bagged a new deal with . The winner of Season 16 of the singing competition will be signed to Kalawa.
Veteran musician and one of the owners of the independent record label DJ Oskido shared the news on social media on Monday, 27 October. The star wrote on Instagram:
"We @kalawaJazmeeRecords are happy to partner with @idolsa to sign the winner of Idols SA Season 16."
The stable is owned by Oskido, Spikiri, Mahoota, Bruce Dope, Bra Don Laka and Mjokes. It is home to artists such as Professor, DJ Zinhle and Busiswa. The stable, founded in the 1990s, is also famous for producing musicians such as Boom Shaka, Bongo Maffin, Thebe and Trompies, among others.
The show has parted ways with Gallo Record Company after three years. Kalawa will be in charge of the artist and repertoire (A&R), artist management and marketing.
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