The new drama series tells a story of a young teacher, Khosi (Xoli Zondi), who gets involved in a pyramid scheme run by a company called Pharaoh Investments. The show is inspired by real-life events and now-infamous pyramid schemes, seeking to answer the question: ‘Why do we fall for pyramid schemes? ’ The show is framed by the insightful narration of Khosi’s only son, Moagi, which forms the backbone to guide the audience through a turbulent period during which mother, wife and school teacher Khosi makes decisions which affect her life – and the lives of all those around her.
Taking on the lead role of Khosi, a school teacher who enjoys a good standing in the community, is Xoli Zondi. Tumelo Don Mosenye will play Justice, Khosi’s husband and father to Moagi portrayed by Paballo Khoza. Noxee Maqashalala who was previously on e.tv’s The Kingdom - Ukhakhayi will take on the role of Zee, Khosi’s older sister. Tinah Mnumzana will play Moagi’s nanny Naledi. Andrea Dondolo will play a helper who is currently the treasurer in the community stokvel. Rhythm City’s Connie Chiume returns to the e.tv family and plays Gloria, a teacher and colleague to Khosi who makes a massive investment into the scheme.
Scandal! actress Sive Mabuya will take on the lead role of Dipuo, recruiter at Pharaoh Investments. Mr Eddy, CEO of Pharaoh Investments will be played by legendary actor, David Dennis. Austin Shandu plays Mr. Eddy’s right hand man and professional scammer, Leano. Dipuo and Leano are the tag-team that work and fish for investors on behalf of Mr. Eddy.
Viewers will also see the likes Jerry Phele as Amos, the community construction worker. Gold Diggersactor Thabo Malema joins the ensemble cast as the jovial Collins, who is best friends with Zee. The rest of the stellar cast includes Sibongile Nojila and Jose Domingos.
Catch the dangerous journey of Khosi as Easy Money premieres on Tuesday, 12 September at 9:30PM on e.tv and eHD on OpenView. HD