- The trailer for the Netflix film about a South African Christmas has dropped and the internet has thoughts
- The movie 'How to Ruin Christmas: The Wedding' is set to be released on Netflix and dropped the trailer to the film online this week
- Mzansi had some thoughts and commented everything from excitement to boredom about the upcoming film
The trailer for 'How to Ruin Christmas: The Wedding' was released online this week and Mzansi had a lot of thoughts about the new Netflix film.
The South African movie is about a family gathering for Christmas and a wedding when some chaos ensues. The trailer provided some insight into the story and Mzansi took to comments sections to voice their opinions.
Some online users thought that the trailer looked like a lot of fun and were excited for a movie about a genuine South African Christmas sun. Others felt like the idea and concept had been done before and that they weren't very keen.
Some were very excited about the film and wrote:
KayteeStoffel: "Definitely going to watch this!! I’m excited"
yolande_u_naude: "Something to look forward to Proudly SA creation...excited"
mokgadi: "Shine Fam, shine!!! It’s doing down this Dezemba mos!"
ctaylorgo: "Love it already!"
dikeledibetty_bets: "Wow I cannot wait best actors of all times it's going to be LIT"
that_p.r.i.n.c.e: "South Africa is the best in the entertainment industry right now....go argue with your ancestors"
Some seemed less enthusiastic about the movie, saying that they thought the idea was already popularised:
@_sirobee: "but we've seen this concept before though."
@InbornMzansi: "looks hilarious but these weddings vibe thingy & create a movie around it is tiring... we need better content"
Watch the trailer below:
Briefly.co.za reported on the announcement of the Christmas special when it first made headlines and Netflix sent out a press release about the project.
Thando Thabethe will reportedly be starring in the first South African Netflix Christmas Special. The limited series is a Ramaphakela siblings production, fresh off the release of their recent project, Netflix's Seriously Single.
How to Ruin Christmas: The Wedding is set to be a South African spectacle, with the potential TV-watchers in for a treat. According to Netflix:
"Viewers will love the indulgence, perfectly backdropped to the cheer and laughter of the Dezemba holidays."
Thando also posted a press release from Netflix that gave up a whole lot of details about the new series. It will be taking place over three episodes and showcase some typical South African humour as well as give insight into how Christmas and weddings happen over here.
The release also stipulated that the production filmed while Covid-19 was a looming concern. Rethabile Ramaphakela, who is credited as an executive producer on the project, was quoted as saying:
"Shooting during a global pandemic was very different to what we're used to. How to Ruin Christmas: The Wedding is a very Covid-conscious production"
Ramaphakela also maintained that the safety of the cast and crew remained "paramount" throughout the filming process.
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