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| Shana Rafter | December 11th, 2018
Netflix has announced its first ever original series from South Africa, called Queen Sono which will be directed by South African comedian Kagiso Lediga.Pearl Thusi, South African actress will be the main character, who is a “highly trained top spy in a South African agency”.The series will track her on her most dangerous mission, while simultaneously following her changing relationships in her personal life. “We are excited to be working with Kagiso and Pearl, to bring the story of Queen Son...

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Showmax adding two South African movies to its library

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