Netflix South Africa has announced the premiere date of its first original African series, Queen Sono. The six-part action-packed spy thriller stars Pearl Thusi in the title role as an unconventional spy working for an undercover South African agency devoted to protecting the people of Africa.
On Tuesday the streaming service released a teaser trailer and announced that the show will release exclusively on 28 February 2020. The official synopsis of the show reads: “After the assassination of her mother, Queen Sono grows up to become a kick-ass yet unconventional spy devoted to protecting the people of Africa. During a dangerous field assignment, Queen unknowingly uncovers shocking details about her mother’s death, sparking her own truth-finding mission.
Cast members include Vuyo Dabula, Sechaba Morojele, Chi Mhende, Loyiso Madinga, Rob Van Vuuren, Kate Liquorish plays Ekaterina, Khathu Ramabulana, Enhle Mbali Mlotshwa and Abigail Kubeka. The series was filmed over eight weeks in 37 different locations across Africa, including the Johannesburg CBD, Sandton, Park Station, Soweto, Lagos, Kenya and Zanzibar.
In other news – Chaos on Twitter after French hater questioned Zozibini Tunzi’s beauty
Whoooooo shem! Come for our national treasure and you’ll quickly realize that Black Twitter doesn’t play on the TL! And South Africans are hoping the tweep who questioned the appearance of Mzansi’s own Miss Universe Zozibini Tunzi learned this lesson the hard and fast way.
The French tweep posted a side by side picture of Zozi and Miss Sweden, alongside the question: “Which of the two is the most beautiful, without ideology, according to you. Read more