International Emmy award-nominated actress Thuso Mbedu has made VOGUE Australia‘s 8 rising stars to watch from this year’s biggest releases on Netflix, Amazon Prime and other streaming services. The star shared the exciting news on social media.
Thuso is set to star in Barry Jenkins’ TV adaptation of The Underground Railroad. The Pulitzer Prize-winning 2016 novel by Colson Whitehead follows Cora, a slave who attempts to escape from her harsh reality. The 11 one hour episode series will debut on Amazon.
Thuso Mbedu makes VOGUE’s 8 rising stars to watch list. Congratulations!
The series will follow Cora’s journey across 11 one-hour episodes.
According to the magazine, the series is guaranteed to be a huge moment for Thuso, who was nominated for an International Emmy in 2017 for her portrayal of Winnie in Is’thunzi. It was originally set for release last year, but it is expected to air on Amazon Prime soon. Excited about the big recognition, Thuso took to Instagram to share the amazing nod from the magazine.
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The video showed Bontle breastfeeding Afrika whilst she sang to her about cleaning up their house. Thereafter, the new mother shared a hilarious clip of her husband chasing their dog, whilst Afrika giggled loudly. Sitting in her play chair, the five-month-old couldn’t get enough of her father as he upped his antics to make her laugh. Read more