Move over Brad, here comes Fana

2011-07-16 16:48

South African actors are making their mark on the international acting scene, as three more announce their involvement in big-budget foreign productions.

The latest actor to take his craft abroad is former Generations and Hotel Rwanda actor Fana Mokoena, who announced that he was to going to star alongside US actor Brad Pitt in a zombie film.

Mokoena wrote on his Twitter page: “Today I travel to the UK to shoot World War Z with Brad Pitt, Mireille Enos and Anthony Mackie. SA will be proud.”

The film is based on Max Brooks’s 2006 novel World War Z: An Oral History of the Zombie War, which is set in the American city of Philadelphia in the aftermath of a war between humans and zombies.

KwaZulu-Natal singer Nondumiso Tembe has been cast in the massively succesful HBO vampire TV series True Blood.

And Cape Town-born actress Lesley-Ann Brandt has a part in the new Sam Worthington film Drift where she plays Hawaiian surfer chick Lani.

Worthington is the star of Avatar and Clash of the Titans. The film will be shot in Australia.

Recently L’Oréal face Terry Pheto was chosen to star in US soapie The Bold and the Beautiful.
 

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