5 South Africans who will star alongside Viola Davis on The Woman King

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Thuso Mbedu is one of the actors who will be in the movie.
Thuso Mbedu is one of the actors who will be in the movie.
Leon Bennet

It's going to be filled with so many familiar faces. Since they started casting, the headlines have been filled with news of South Africans who will be joining the star-studded show. 

The much anticipated film - The Woman King - is an America historical film scheduled to be released in September. 

According to KFTV the movie is set to be shot in South Africa, with the addition of a South African cast. 

Here is list of South African artists we know who are joining the cast;

Thuso Mbedu

She was nominated for an International Emmy for her role in the telenovela Is'Thunzi. In 2021, she starred in Amazon Video's limited series The Underground Railroad which has gained her global recognition. 

Masali Baduza

The South African actress is best known for her role as Sephy Hadley in BBC's drama Noughts + Crosses. 

Seputla Sebogodi

Septula Sebogodi is the recipient of two SAFTA Awards. He made an appearance on Critical Assignment, The Republic, and soap opera Rhythm City, Scandal and most recently the hit telenovela, The River.

Thando Dhlomo

She is a graduate of the Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls. She has a master’s degree from the University of Southern California, and works at Entertainment Tonight as a digital associate at ET Live. The Woman King will mark her acting debut.

Makgotso Monyemorathoe

She is best known for playing the role of Kamogelo Tsotetsi on Isidingo and starred alongside Thuso on Is'thunzi. 

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