Thuso Mbedu reportedly shortlisted for huge international role, SA reacts

Thuso Mbedu reportedly shortlisted for huge international role, SA reacts

- Mzansi actress Thuso Mbedu is reportedly in the running to land a huge international role

- The Emmy-nominated performer may bag a role in a Star Wars spin-off series that will play on Disney+

- Mzansi social media users are celebrating the news and keeping their fingers crossed for our Thuso

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Thuso Mbedu is headed for the stars and we love to see it. According to reports, the Mzansi actress has been shortlisted for a role in a Disney series.

The Emmy-nominated actress may be joining the Jedi Master Obi-Wan Kenobi in his upcoming series coming to the American streaming service Disney+.

According to reports, Thuso is one of the three actresses who are gunning for the position.

Her competition includes Anula Navlekar and Naomi Scott, reports Twitter account @DiscussingFilm.

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Illuminerdi reports that Naomi Scott played the role of Princess Jasmine in Disney’s live action Aladdin, Kim Hart (Pink Ranger) in Power Rangers, and Elena Houghlin in Charlie’s Angels. Anula Navlekar is a relative unknown who recently graduated from the Yale School of Drama.

Thuso Mbedu reportedly shortlisted for huge international role, SA reacts
Thuso Mbedu is reportedly shortlisted for a role on Disney Star Wars. Image: Thuso Mbedu/Instagram
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South Africans made their way into the comments section of the post to root for our girl Thuso. Twitter user letsatsi01 said:

"Of course @ThusoMbedu will go through"

mbatanomsa said:

"She's very talented this one, I hope they give her a chance."

dollyfelicity said:

"@ThusoMbedu please... end of discussion."

Meanwhile, Briefly.co.za previously reported that Thuso Mbedu doesn’t reveal much about her private life but she recently took to social media to drop a bombshell. She revealed that rapper Zingah once wrote a whole song about her when he was shooting his shot.

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Taking to Twitter, Thuso posted her comment on Zingah’s post that was expressing his excitement for his solo album Sessions At The Crib.

The actress shared a video of the rapper blushing in her presence and revealed that that one of the songs on the album titled Pick Up The Phone is about her.

In similar news, Briefly.co.za reported that Thuso Mbedu is quickly establishing herself as an international star. Thuso has been picked by Vogue UK as one of the sensational rising stars to currently watch out for on the small screens over the coming months.

The star made it to the publication's list of eight rising stars to watch from the biggest releases on Netflix, Amazon Prime and more.

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Source: Briefly News

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