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ACTOR NEWS Zonke Mchunu reprises her role as Imani on Muvhango on Valentine's Day. It's been eight and a half years since she made her debut.
Comments | 13 Feb 2024 10:39
ACTOR NEWS Thembinkosi Mthembu stars in FOUR shows on TV right now: Champions, The River 5, Outlaws and Adulting, on Mzansi Magic and 1Magic.
8 Comments | 05 Feb 2024 16:51
ACTOR NEWS Kwenzo Ngcobo headlines new Netflix series Soon Comes Night, about a liberation hero who longs for adrenaline and adoration. Kwenzo studied for a BA in Drama at the Durban University of Technology and landed his big break on The Wife where he plays Qhawe in all three seasons, starring in Season 3. He's also starring in Mzansi Magic's new telenovela Champions. >>
1 Comment | 18 Jan 2024 15:15
ACTOR NEWS New North West province community station NWTV launches on DStv channel 266 on 30 November, on all bouquets. Makes lots of promises about binge-worthy series and captivating stories from our communities so let's see if it delivers. Website: www.nwtv.co.za. It's the second community channel to go live on DStv this month - One Freestate TV switched onto 264 on 16 November.
Comments | 24 Nov 2023 15:39
ACTOR NEWS Turns out Jack Mabaso's namesake is on the move. Simphiwe Jack Mabaso was a contestant on Tropika Island of Treasure 10 and he's one of the eligible singles on SABC2's new dating show Love is Love. He made his non-reality debut on The Estate on 3 May, as head of security Thato. He appeared as Muscle Man 1 on The River on 11 May and also plays a guard on Mzansi Magic's upcoming Shaka iLembe. Goes to gym. A LOT. >>
2 Comments | 15 May 2023 11:32
ACTOR NEWS Thembi Nyandeni (Njinji) and Fanele Ntuli (Nomaswazi) promoted to starring cast for ninth season of Uzalo.
Comments | 07 Mar 2023 13:07
ACTOR NEWS Sihle Ndaba exits her role as Dudu Kubeka on Scandal! with a full body tassel shake (see comments >>). She's been with the show since July 2021 when the Kubeka family was introduced.
1 Comment | 24 Nov 2022 15:21
ACTOR NEWS Thabiso Molokomme (Paxton) and Samukele Mkhize (Khwezi) promoted to starring cast for Season 11 of Skeem Saam. Mogau Motlatswi (Mapitsi) goes from starring to recurring after the exit of her on-screen husband Tbose, played by Cornet Mamabolo.
Comments | 07 Jul 2022 13:03
ACTOR NEWS Acting doyenne Thembi Mtshali-Jones received an honorary Doctorate of Philosophy in Visual and Performing Arts on Monday 16 May. It was awarded by the Durban University of Technology.
1 Comment | 20 May 2022 11:36
ACTOR NEWS Arnold Schwarzenegger to slum it on TV for the first time in new untitled Netflix series about a father and daughter who realise their relationship is a lie when they discover they've each been secretively working as CIA agents. "I'll be back" stars and executively produces. Monica Barbaro of Chicago P.D. plays his daughter.
Comments | 22 Apr 2022 15:35
ACTOR NEWS Muzi Mthabela made his final appearance as Menzi Vilakazi on Imbewu on Tuesday 28 December. He's skipped town to play Sphe's uncle Nkosi Cele on Gen.
1 Comment | 22 Dec 2021 12:00
ACTOR NEWS Talk about fleeing married life. Skeem Saam's Tbose exited the action on Tuesday (14 September), leaving behind Mapitsi uWeepy. Because why? Cornet Mamabolo's taken a break from the show to focus on his insurance business. No word on how long he'll be gone for.
2 Comments | 15 Sep 2021 10:22
ACTOR NEWS Tyler Perry reprises his character of Mabel "Madea" Earlene Simmons for A Madea Homecoming - the 12th instalment of the film franchise. Streams on Netflix in 2022.
Comments | 14 Jun 2021 11:35
ACTOR NEWS Tshepo "Howza" Mosese resigns from his eight-year role as policeman Lerumo Chabedi on Scandal! According to SowetanLIVE, he's leaving to focus on other projects, with an emphasis on his music.
Comments | 02 Jun 2021 11:02
ACTOR NEWS Loyiso MacDonald exits his long-time role as Kagiso "Sgaqagaqa" Khoza on The Queen to pursue something new.
Comments | 20 May 2021 13:40
ACTOR NEWS ABC greenlights Season 18 of Grey's Anatomy and Season 5 of its firefighter spin-off Station 19.
Comments | 11 May 2021 13:05
ACTOR NEWS We told you she's still with the show and now TVSA can confirm that Mikateko Hlabangwane makes her Scandal! comeback as Mary in August/September 2021.
1 Comment | 06 May 2021 14:53
ACTOR NEWS Khaya Dlada and Nokuthula Mabika returned as GC and Thobile on Uzalo on Tuesday (6 April). Hopefully the scriptwriters are true to their characters so they can energise the series with much needed humour.
Comments | 06 Apr 2021 15:39
ACTOR NEWS Gillian Anderson (The Crown, The X-Files) confirmed to star as Eleanor Roosevelt in Showtime's anthology series The First Lady. She joins Viola Davis, who plays Michelle Obama, and Michelle Pfeiffer as Betty Ford in Season 1.
Comments | 24 Feb 2021 16:26
ACTOR NEWS Muvhango actress Regina Nesengani (Vho-Masindi) awarded PhD degree by the University of South Africa (UNISA) for her thesis on how women have been abused through the dialogue in drama books written by male writers. See comments for more on her thesis and life>>
2 Comments | 01 Dec 2020 16:41
ACTOR NEWS Amanda du-Pont debuted on BET's Isono on Thursday (5 November) in the guest role of Mamba, a girly girl criminal who works as a member of Gabriel’s heist crew. She'll be on the show for the story arc.
Comments | 06 Nov 2020 10:38
ACTOR NEWS Sekoati Tsubane makes a comeback to Hillside on Wednesday, 4 November, after exiting 7de Laan back in 2011. He reprises his role as Kabelo.
1 Comment | 03 Nov 2020 16:04
ACTOR NEWS Netflix signs deal with Reese Witherspoon's production company Hello Sunshine for two romantic comedy series. She'll star in both.
Comments | 15 May 2020 13:18
ACTOR NEWS New Charlize Theron movie The Old Guard on the way to Netflix on 10 July.
2 Comments | 13 May 2020 18:18
ACTOR NEWS 7de Laan's Hennie Jacobs moves abroad and signs out of 7de Laan after portraying Diederik Greyling for 13 years. His final appearance was on 23 April.
1 Comment | 24 Apr 2020 12:09
ACTOR NEWS Can you drive a car on two wheels? Idris Elba can. He takes on a professional precision driver in Elba vs Block on new mobile streamer Quibi.
1 Comment | 14 Apr 2020 10:49
ACTOR NEWS The boys are back in Bone of My Bones 2 on SABC2 this Thursday (9 April) at 21h30. Original cast members return with one switch-up: Isidingo's Motlatsi Mafatshe replaces Aubrey Poo as Karabo. It's been 3 years since Season 1.
Comments | 06 Apr 2020 14:51
ACTOR NEWS Another movie star slums it on TV. Cate Blanchett co-creates and co-stars in Stateless, set in Australia, about the immigration system. To air on Netflix.
Comments | 26 Feb 2020 11:57
ACTOR NEWS Amo Chidi joins Samkelo Ndlovu in the exit que at Rhythm City. Samkelo makes her final appearance as Lerato on 14 May and Amo bows out as Rene in mid-April.
2 Comments | 24 Feb 2020 15:16
ACTOR NEWS The Good Wife star Julianna Margulies gets star on the Walk of Fame.
Comments | 04 May 2015 14:32
ACTOR NEWS Maggie Benedict's headache continues as she appears in court, charged with stealing Panados.
Comments | 24 Apr 2015 16:03
ACTOR NEWS Empire star Jussie Smollett (Jamal) comes out to Ellen: "There is no closet that I’ve ever been in".
Comments | 10 Mar 2015 16:33
ACTOR NEWS Britain's Sky 1 announces cast from both sides of the Atlantic for it's new comedic drama Apocalypse Slough. Cast includes Rob Lowe, Megan Mullally (Will and Grace) and Joel Fry (Game of Thrones).
Comments | 21 Jan 2015 17:20
ACTOR NEWS Pam Andrews leaves Rhythm City to pursue other projects.
Comments | 12 Jan 2015 16:19
ACTOR NEWS Idris Alba revs-up as a petrolhead on new racing Discovery series.
Comments | 01 Dec 2014 14:06
ACTOR NEWS Muvhango's Omuhle Gela (Busi Motsamai) announces her departure from the soapie on Twitter.
2 Comments | 12 Oct 2014 17:18
ACTOR NEWS Scarlett Johansson to star in a new eight-part TV series The Custom of the Country, based on the book by Pulitzer Prize winner Edith Wharton.
Comments | 08 Oct 2014 12:19
ACTOR NEWS Writer, actor and TV personality Stephen Fry apologizes for taking cocaine at Buckingham Palace.
Comments | 29 Sep 2014 12:22
ACTOR NEWS Colombian actress Sofia Vergara tops the list as the highest paid actress on American TV for a third year in a row. She earns $325,000 (R3,500,000) for each episode of Modern Family.
Comments | 08 Sep 2014 14:55
ACTOR NEWS Sello Maake Ka-Ncube, Jamie Bartlett and Moshidi Motshegwa are reportedly the highest paid actors in South Africa, earning between R100, 000 to R120, 000 each per month.
Comments | 02 Sep 2014 15:08
ACTOR NEWS Shemar Moore to reprise his role as Malcolm Winters on The Young and the Restless, almost 10 years after leaving the soapie.
Comments | 13 Aug 2014 15:23
ACTOR NEWS The last member of the Matabane family said goodbye to Isidingo this week. Keketso Semoko (Ma Agnes) appears in her final scenes last night (12 August).
1 Comment | 12 Aug 2014 16:03
ACTOR NEWS Big Bang Theory stars hit the jackpot. Jim Parsons, Johnny Galecki and Kaley Cuoco to earn approximately $1 million per episode, up from $350,000. The show returns to production following the agreement.
Comments | 06 Aug 2014 00:15
ACTOR NEWS 30 Rock star Tracy Morgan transferred to a rehab centre following the six-car accident that left him in critical condition two weeks ago.
Comments | 22 Jun 2014 15:29
ACTOR NEWS The Walking Dead's Jon Bernthal (Shane) signed to multiple film roles.
Comments | 30 May 2014 13:24
ACTOR NEWS The BBC reveal that they thought Benedict Cumberbatch isn't sexy enough to play Sherlock Holmes.
Comments | 29 May 2014 01:34
ACTOR NEWS Robert de Niro opens up about his gay father in a TV documentary he's made for HBO called Out.
Comments | 28 May 2014 14:57
ACTOR NEWS Curb Your Enthusiasm star Cheryl Hines gets her star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
Comments | 30 Jan 2014 11:38
ACTOR NEWS Sofia Vergara continues her reign as television's highest-paid actress, earning a whopping $30 million in the last year.
Comments | 05 Sep 2013 10:51
ACTOR NEWS Talk show host Graham Norton was paid more than R38-million in fees and salary last year.
Comments | 08 Aug 2013 10:39

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