PICS | Thuso Mbedu attends screening of Fast 9 hosted by Charlize Theron

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Thuso Mbedu and Charlize Theron.
Thuso Mbedu and Charlize Theron.
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Thuso Mbedu rubbed shoulders with Charlize Theron at a screening of Fast 9 at CTAOP's Night Out 2021.

Held at Universal Studios Backlot in Universal City in Los Angeles, the screening was hosted by the Charlize Theron Africa Outreach Project (CTAOP) to raise funding for the organisation.

The Academy Award winner joined the franchise as the villain Cipher in the eighth instalment in 2017 and reprised her role in the latest film.

Among the famous faces in attendance was South African actor Thuso Mbedu who made her Hollywood debut in Barry Jenkins' The Underground Railroad.

"What an amazing evening," wrote the 29-year-old on Instagram alongside pictures of the event.

"Fresh air. Good vibes. Good people. Good franchise. Good energy. Good outreach project. Good everything. Thank you very much, @charlizeafrica, for inviting us to the screening of #Fast9."

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Charlize and Thuso recently met virtually during a Zoom interview for Vogue, where they chatted about growing up in South Africa and the emerging talent in the country.

"I'm so in awe of the work that you have done. There's this emerging SA talent coming forth right now, and I'm just really proud and really impressed. You guys are stepping in and setting that bar," said Charlize.

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