Netflix To Roll Out South African Teen Drama Series ‘Blood & Water’
On Wednesday, May 20, Netflix will roll out its newest African Original series, Blood & Water, internationally.
Blood & Water follows the story of 16-year-old Puleng Khumalo, as she deals with her transfer to the prestigious Parkhurst College, to investigate a cold case of the abducted-at-birth older sister she’d never met.
Blood & Water is a teen drama directed by one of South Africa’s leading black female directors, the award-winning Nosipho Dumisa (Best Director at the Fantasia International Film Festival) and produced by Gambit Films which is led by Benjamin Overmeyer and Bradley Joshua as producers.
The series will feature a line-up of fresh, talented young cast members including two new faces as the female leads. Ama Qamata stars as Khumalo, an intelligent and impulsive teen who is on a mission to find her sister. In the search, Puleng crosses paths with the beautiful Fikile “Fiks” Bhele from a nearby private school, played by Khosi Ngema in her debut role. Joining the female leads is Thabang Molaba who plays Karabo ‘KB’ Molapo, the high school heart-throb and resident bad boy who is struggling to live up to his father’s high expectations of him.
In her on-going search, Puleng finds an assistant investigator and ally in Wade, played by Dillon Windvogel, while also having to deal with the opinionated Wendy Dlamini, played by Natasha Thahane.
Completing the diverse cast are acting legend Sello Maake, Gail Mabalane, Arno Greef, Ryle De Morny, Getmore Sithole, Xolile Tshabalala, Sandi Schultz, Monique Rockman and Cindy Mahlangu.
Credit: This article originated from www.blackfilm.com