- Mzansi-born US-based actress Thuso Mbedu is set to star in a film with the sensational Viola Davis and this is a huge thing for a humble Mzansi girl
- Viola is very happy to be working with Thuso and took to social media to share her excitement
- Mzansi is super proud of Thuso for her achievement and glad to see her doing the most in Hollywood
South African born actress Thuso Mbedu is currently starring in The Underground Railroad in the US and now the game is seriously changing for her. Thuso is set to star in a new feature film titled The Woman King, alongside Viola Davis.
Viola feels honoured to be getting the chance to work with Thuso and said that she's mesmerising. Speaking to Deadline, Viola confirmed the news that she was going to be starring in The Woman King with Thuso.
“The depth and complexity of emotional life, her authentic beauty, and regalness is potent. We were mesmerised by Thuso Mbedu. We wanted Woman King / Nawi to be the vehicle to introduce her on the big screen," she said.
Producers of the film believe that Thuso is going to be big in Hollywood and are thrilled to have her on board. They really are inspired by her work ethic and dedication to her craft.
"Thuso is a generational talent. Her craft, her work ethic, her depth, her passion inspired us all and I cannot wait to play. She is a warrior," said Prince Bythewood.
Social media users in Mzansi are truly happy for Thuso and the moves she's making overseas. The journey is becoming so much better for her. Taking to social media, Thuso said it was a dream come true.
In other entertainment news, Briefly News reported that Mzansi marvelled at Thuso Mbedu's incredible talent. Thuso Mbedu bagged a role in The Underground Railroad, an international production that is due for release next month.
As part of promoting the limited series, Thuso has been posting snippets from the production. The latest video she posted showed her putting her full talent on display. Not only did Mbedu look the part, but she also nailed the accent.
Mzansi social media users could not get over how talented the young actress is and raved about her online.
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