Connie and Shona Ferguson to star in new soapie

2011-01-18 13:11

Connie Ferguson and her husband, Shona, will star in a brand-new English soap, M-Net has announced.

The new series, The Wild, which begins airing in April will showcase various local stars.

The couple will play two of the lead roles in the television production which is set on a game farm.

Connie Ferguson is best known for her role as the Karabo Moroka in the long-running soap Generations, in which she starred for sixteen years.

M-Net’s Channel Head, Pierre Cloete, says that the involvement of two actors of this calibre is a coup for the channel.

“Connie Ferguson and Shona Ferguson are TV – and soap – veterans. The South African public loves these two charismatic and talented personalities and their involvement in The Wild sets the tone for what will be an incredible and glamourous new series,” said Cloete.

The two actors expressed their excitement about there new roles: “The Wild is a series unlike anything that has been done in South Africa and we are thrilled that we will be part of making television history in this way. We are both ready for this new chapter in our lives, and the fact that we have the chance to work together on screen again is something we are extremely excited about.”

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