Thando Thabethe to star as a maid in new Mzanzi Magic drama

2018-09-14 12:31
Thando Thabethe

Cape Town - It’s been almost 8 months since actress, Thando Thabethe left Generations: The Legacy – luckily for her fans, Thando will be making a comeback on our screens in Mzansi Magic’s new drama series: The Housekeepers.

The drama which will be centered around the journey of a devoted daughter who goes out seeking the truth when her loved one is framed for murder. She will see tables turn in a world behind high walls and luxury where the wealthy may believe they are powerful in the comfort of their mansions, when in fact it is the housekeepers who see all and know all.

Thando Thabethe will play the role of Linda Ndlovu, who hides her identity behind an apron as she assumes the role of a housekeeper in an attempt to bring the Zwide Family to justice.

Housekeepers is a dramatic thriller packed with grit and suspense set against the backdrop of the sophisticated Fourways and the vibrant Diepsloot.

 A chain of events unfolds, widening the world of the Housekeepers while viewers are taken on a journey of discovery. They learn about the secrets that bind the Zwide family and the people that hold the keys to their freedom as they make their beds every morning; keep their homes clean and are the invisible souls that know their employers’ sins.

In a statement, Director of Local Entertainment Channels at M-Net , Reneilwe Sema said that Mzanzi Magic was excited to tell a story of this kind.

“We are excited to be able to tell a story of the voiceless and sometimes overlooked beings, yet they run the households of those with financial power and social stature. Housekeepers is an exploration of the class dynamics that exist in our society. As Mzansi Magic, we wanted to go into the unfamiliar territory which is not foreign to our audiences.”

The cast will be led by Mangaliso Ngema as Peter Zwide, Zikhona Sodlaka as Boniswa Mzobe as well as Connie Chiume, who will be playing Maria Motsepe to name a few.

Be sure to catch Thando Thabethe in this thriller on Monday, 8 October on Mzanzi Magic at 8pm.

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