- South Africans will be in for a treat this April when the first African thriller Silverton Siege premieres
- The action-packed thriller, which is based on a true story, follows the story of three freedom fighters who seek refuge in a bank
- The movie has been trending on social media since Netflix dropped the trailer, many cannot wait for the film to drop
PAY ATTENTION: Follow Briefly News on Twitter and never miss the hottest topics! Find us at @brieflyza!
Netflix has released the trailer of the first-ever African action film Silverton Siege. Based on a true story, the action thriller is set to be released on Freedom Day (27 April).
Silverton Siege follows the story of three brave freedom fighters who take refuge in a bank.
According to TimesLIVE, the three brave freedom fighters were a part of the ANC's armed wing known as Umkhonto Wesizwe.
The publication further states that the three made history when they held everyone in the bank hostage and demanded the release of Nelson Mandela. Talented actors Thabo Rametsi, Stefan Erasmus and Noxolo Dlamini will portray the three fighters.
Enjoy reading our stories? Download the BRIEFLY NEWS app on Google Play now and stay up-to-date with major South African news!
Following the trailer's release, peeps took to Twitter to share rave reviews. Many South Africans are excited because the movie also sheds light on the country's journey to freedom.
"Silverton Siege is what I want to watch on Netflix."
"Wow, I really hope this ends up being as good as the trailer makes it look."
Netflix announces new documentary about Senzo Meyiwa’s murder, Mzansi wants to know the name of Mastermind
Briefly News previously reported that Netflix has announced that Senzo: Murder of a Soccer Star will premiere on 7 April. The fans of the late Orlando Pirates goalkeeper are hoping that the docu-series will finally reveal the people behind his murder.
Kelly Khumalo's sister Zandie speaks out about the Senzo Meyiwa documentary, claims it's a money making scheme
The former Bafana Bafana star was fatally shot at his baby mama, Kelly Khumalo's family home eight years back. Not even one person has been convicted of his killing but there were six eyewitnesses in the house when he was shot.
The alleged hitmen, who have denied slaying the star, are yet to go to trial, reports TshisaLIVE. The supporters of the slain soccer player took to Twitter to react to Netflix's announcement.
Source: Briefly News