South Africans were excited to wake up to the news that Pietermaritzburg-born actress Thuso Mbedu (29) is set to star opposite Viola Davis in ‘The Woman King’.
The story follows Nanisca, General of the all-female military unit, and Nawi, an ambitious recruit, who together fought enemies who threatened to destroy everything they’ve lived for.
Thuso started trending at number two in South Africa after the news broke that the she will be starring alongside Viola Davis in ‘The Woman King’.
On her Instagram page, the actress said: “Those who know, know 🏾Let’s dooooo iiiiiiiiit! What an honor!