Netflix’s new thriller spy series, Queen Sono, will be broadcast in 190 countries. The series, which is written and produced by funnyman Kagiso Lediga, will begin at the end of February. he series features an all-African cast. Local star Pearl Thusi plays the lead role of an unconventional spy whose mission is to protect African people.
Speaking about Pearl Thusi’s role as the lead actress in the series, Netflix vice-president of international originals Erik Barmack said: “Taking talent like this and telling stories to the rest of the world puts Pearl in the same category as other strong female characters like Claire Underwood in House of Cards and Jessica Jones.
Queen Sono was in production for over eight weeks, and was shot in 37 different locations in Africa, including South Africa, Kenya, Zanzibar and Lagos. The all-African cast and crew also includes Vuyo Dabula, Enhle Mbali, Loyiso Madinga, Abigail Kubeka, and Khathu Ramabulana.
In other news – Woolies is thrash comment gets Anele Mdoda in trouble with Twitter
Anele Mdoda‘s mentions are a mess after the star tried and failed to drag Woolies. Life coach and public speaker Anele Mda found herself trending on Monday after she tweeted her annoyance at retailer giant Woolworths over an item she purchased that was less than satisfactory.
Anele bought a six-pack of water and was angry and disappointed to see (after she had already taken them home) that one of the water bottles was almost empty. Read more