‘Kings of Joburg,’ Melusi And Shaka Up For New Ferguson Series.
The Fergusons continue to expand their empire!
Netflix South Africa is about to drop the highly-anticipated action film, ‘Kings Of Joburg’
Shona Ferguson took to Instagram to announce the release date of the film, accompanied by an action-packed trailer.
It’s official. The countdown has begun. #KingsOfJoburg is coming to @netflix @netflixsa on the 4th DECEMBER 2020.
The series will be featuring some familiar faces we’ve grown to love on TV including Zolisa Xaluva who plays Mogomotsi “Mo” Masire, Sthembiso Khoza as Cyrus, Abdul Khoza as Lester, Tsholo Matshaba, Cindy Mahlangu who plays Phumzi, TK Sebothoma as Tlotlo Masireand, Buhle Samuels who will play Simon’s wife.
Shona Ferguson himself also stars in the film, playing Simon Masire aka Vaderthe crime family leader.
‘The Kings of Joburg’ will be a six-part series and will be joining other Netflix South Africa Series which include “Queen Sono” and “Blood & Water”.
The film has been described as a “thrilling test of loyalties under the gritty, concentrated, populace of the crime-ridden streets of the city of Johannesburg”, fused with action, fantasy and elements of the African occult
Shona Ferguson revealed that at the heart of the series is the theme of family and the love of family.
Said Shona on ‘The Kings of Joburg’
When I created Kings Joburg I wanted to root the show in elements of love, family, conflict and power. The premise of the series is centred around the question, ‘Am I my brother’s keeper?’ and this narrative is explored in all 6 episodes. The mystical and thriller side of the story is inspired by the folk tales that I grew up learning about from my late father, Peter Harry Ferguson”
His wife and business partner Connie Ferguson also shared her husband’s excitement on the Kings Of Joburg saying
We’re living in exciting times where the world is becoming smaller and smaller. What used to be out of reach is now a stone throw away! With ‘Kings Of Joburg’, we are taking South Africa and Africa to the world and bringing the world to South Africa.
We honestly can’t wait!
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