SA's 1st Western Series 'Outlaws' to Debut in September, SA Cannot Contain Excitement: “This Looks So Good”

SA's 1st Western Series 'Outlaws' to Debut in September, SA Cannot Contain Excitement: “This Looks So Good”

  • Showmax has shared the trailer for a new series called Outlaws which is a first of its kind
  • Outlaws stars actress Nolwazi Shange-Ngubeni, Siyabonga Shibe, and Thembinkosi Mthembu
  • Actress Nolwazi Shange-Ngubeni shared with Briefly News what it was like to receive her first Showmax acting gig

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South African television has been taken to newer heights by announcing a new Western series called Outlaws.

'Outlaws' will debut in September.
'Outlaws' is a first-of-its-kind in South Africa, and it will be available to stream on Showmax in September. Image: @nolwazingubeni, @siyabonga_shibe, @thembinkosi_mthembu
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There is a new series coming to Mzansi television, and it is Western-inspired

Showmax has announced a new show coming to its streaming platform, titled Outlaws, which is a Western series.

The first of its kind stars TV favourites, former Scandal! actress Nolwazi Shange-Ngubeni, The Wife star Siyabonga Shibe, and Shaka iLembe's Thembinkosi Mthembu.

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Check out the trailer below:

The backdrop of Outlaws and when it will be available for streaming

Outlaws is produced by Tshedza Pictures and was shot on the borders of Lesotho and KwaZulu-Natal.

It will be available to stream on Showmax on 6 September.

The popular streaming platform had viewers hyped when they shared a snippet of what it's about the drama that will be unfolding.

"The borderlands in the KZN Underberg turn into a battlefield in the new Showmax Original drama series. Get ready, Outlaws streams soon."

In a statement shared with Briefly News, the star of the show, Nolwazi Shange-Ngubeni, explained that she agreed to the show because it was her first Showmax gig.

She admitted that tapping into the role of Nandi was not easy as she is not a small girl.

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"I was immediately excited by the idea of being involved in action sequences and challenging my body in that way. It's a first for me in the years that I have been working. I'm not a small girl, and I found it quiet cool that I could express and use my body in that way."

Describing the first of its kind series in SA, Nolwazi said it is 'epic.'

"It's truly one of those epic dramas everyone would wish they were a part of."

Netizens are excited about this new series, cannot contain their excitement

Commenting under @PhilMphela's Twitter post, netizens had this to say:

@Tumi14300836 said:

"This series looks good can't wait to watch it."

@Nelisile_Ntuli said:

"I love seeing Thembinkosi everywhere! It's his time to shine, and I'm here for it."

@jojo03216 said:

"Tshedza Pictures said if one thing, we'll keep Thembinkosi booked and busy..... Great actor, great plot, stellar cast, the beautiful trailer..... relevant story to tell considering the current state of affairs."

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"Yes. A show with my culture, Sesotho culture, on the forefront."

@Mcloopz_ said:

"Tshedza really believes in Thembinkosi hey."

@LindiweDube_ said:

"Tshedza loves Thembinkosi Mthembu."

@Ntsakiso_Mkansi said:

"Thembinkosi Mthembu’s hard work when you are consistent."

@leezatip said:

"Thembinkosi is booked and busy hey."

Thembinkosi Mthembu talks about his new role on Shaka iLembe

In a previous report from Briefly News, Thembinkosi Mthembu spoke to the media and expressed his gratitude for being cast in an international series Shaka iLembe.

He said he is proud to be able to represent his culture the best way he can as he plays the role of King Dingiswayo.

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