Lorcia Cooper on Lockdown

By Qhama Dayile
23 November 2016

Starring alongside Dawn Thandeka King, Zola Nombona, Lindiwe Ndlovu, Slindile Nondangala ...

Lorcia Cooper is to star in the new Prison Drama ‘Lockdown’ on Mzansi Magic.

The fit Cape Town mother-of-one will play the role of Tyson, a tough prison boxing champion who is quick to throw a punch when aggravated.

Starring alongside Dawn Thandeka King, Zola Nombona, Lindiwe Ndlovu, Slindile Nondangala to name a few, Lorcia says working with the cast of Lockdown was humbling.

“I am totally humbled and overwhelmed by the women. Usually, and especially in the work place, there is always a measure of comparison and competition, not here,” said Lorcia.

The female inmates are led by the tough Ma Z (Dawn Thandeka King) who is the arch rival of Tyson (Lorcia Cooper) and who wants nothing more than to leave prison and be a good mother. Produced by Black Brain Pictures, Lockdown promises to tell an authentic South African fictional story. Lockdown will premiere on Mzansi Magic (DStv channel 161) in January 2017.

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