Netflix Announces First African Original Series Starring Pearl Thusi

Netflix, who are well-known for their international original series, has commissioned its’ first African series, Queen Sono starring Pearl Thusi. Queen Sono will be about a South African secret agent who fights crime while dealing with issues in her personal life. The title role will be played by veteran South African actress, Pearl Thusi.  Queen Sono […]

Six Reasons You Should Be Watching Vikings

The second half of Vikings season five is now streaming first and only on Showmax, with new episodes coming weekly every Thursday, express from the US. Here are six reasons you should be watching HISTORY’s breakthrough drama. You’ll rethink everything you know about vikings As Africans, we should know better than to trust histories written by the victors. As […]

Check Out The First Pics From Showmax’s New Original Drama

The Girl From St Agnes, Showmax’s first original drama, wrapped after filming in the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands and Johannesburg. The eight-part whodunnit premieres on Showmax on 31 January 2019. “Our first Original – last year’s light-hearted comedy Tali’s Wedding Diary – had the most successful launch day of any series on Showmax ever,” says Candice Fangueiro, head of […]

Nicole Kidman, Stephen Fry and More This Week on Graham Norton

On The Graham Norton Show, airing Tuesday 4 December on BBC Brit (DStv Channel 120) at 9pm, Graham welcomes Oscar-winner Nicole Kidman, actor and writer Stephen Fry, comedian Joe Lycett, Olympic and Tour de France cycling champion Geraint Thomas and pop superstars Take That. Nicole, talking about her latest film, Destroyer, says, “It’s really a tough, gritty film, which is something I’d never done and […]

Boiler Room X Ballentine’s True Music Africa Returns to South Africa

PRESS RELEASE Following two amazing events in Cape Town and Johannesburg, as we as Douala and Nairobi, the True Music Africa Tour is coming back to South Africa for its inaugural Pretoria show. Boiler Room x Ballantine’s True Music today announce Pretoria, South Africa as one of the stops for True Music Africa, a tour […]

BBC First’s Luther Returns for Season 5 in January with Official Teaser

PRESS RELEASE BBC First is the home of the very best premium original British drama and comedy. The return of award winning British drama Luther starring People Magazine’s Sexiest Man Alive, Idris Elba. Starting on 27 January on BBC First (DSTv 119), “It’s classic Luther,” says Elba. The fifth season promises more drama, higher stakes and major twists. See what else is coming to […]


Indie Thriller Berlin Syndrome Now Streaming On Showmax

PRESS RELEASE Berlin Syndrome is now streaming first and only on Showmax, continuing the platform’s run of exclusive, critically acclaimed arthouse hit films like Rawand A Ghost Story, two of critic aggregator Rotten Tomatoes’ highest rated films of 2017. While holidaying in Berlin, Australian photographer Clare (Teresa Palmer from I Am Number Four and Warm Bodies) meets Andi (Max Riemelt fromSense8), a charismatic […]