Shaka iLembe’s” new trailer and the other faces you might have missed

Shaka iLembe’s” new trailer and the other faces you might have missed

The retelling is produced by Bomb Productions, with actress Nomzamo Mbatha as the executive producer and lead as Queen Nandi for the series. As such, Mbatha took to Instagram to reveal that as the day beckons for the official debut, she has already started ger promotional trail as she stated in part:

“Hello South Ahh

Day 1 of press interviews with all the MultiChoice Group Headquarters Africa territories and gearing up for the international release of our epic tv series, Shaka iLembe. A daunting task to speak as an Executive Producer and Actress for a show of this scale, my anxiety is at an all-time high, but prayer changes everything.

Scripts and interviews are galore… Safe to say I am all out of words for the day!”

In light of Mbatha kicking off her African press promotional trail, Mzansi Magic has also supported the efforts as a new trailer has been shared of the upcoming series.

New trailer of Shaka iLembe shared

Taking to his Twitter, one of the growing television commentators and influencers on the blue app Jabulani McDonald shared a never-before-seen trailer of Shaka iLembe. This one did not focus on Queen Nandi or Shaka Zulu’s heroic arc.

Instead, its focus was on the rest of the cast members and their characters. As such, it showed the likes of Kabhonina Qhubeka, Thandeka Dawn King, Mondli Makhoba, Sthandiwe Kgogore and how they will inform the direction of the narrative.

Other cast members that have been confirmed to be in the series include:

Ntando Duma:

TV actress and presenter Ntando Duma, has become one of the country’s most loved celebrities. The media personality was thrust into the spotlight with her TV presenting career and she did not look back

While she is also an actress, her acting skills have always been questioned on social media. Ntando is set to star in the upcoming iconic drama series Shaka Ilembe. The drama series is produced by MultiChoice and Bomb Productions and it has provided jobs to 8 000 people.

Ntando will take on the role of Queen Bhibhi KaSompisi Ntuli, the ninth wife of King Senzangakhona, Shaka’s father. However she has faced criticism from black Twitter over her ability to act.

The two key actors playing Shaka are the incredibly talented Lemogang Tsipa (adult king) and newcomer Ntando Zondi (boy king)… Thembinkosi Mthembustarring as King Dingiswayo and Wiseman Mncube in the role of King Zwide.

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