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South African Masali Baduza in “The Woman King” alongside Viola Davis and Thuso Mbedu News South Africa

  • South African Masali Baduza landed a role in the highly anticipated film, The woman king
  • the zeros and crosses the actress will star alongside superstar Viola Davis and Thuso Mdedu, who have lead roles in the film
  • Masali Baduza’s role has yet to be announced but South Africans are already showing their support for the young star

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Masali Baduza is the latest South African addition to the cast of The woman king movie. The East London-born and Cape-raised actress joins industry figures such as Lupita Nyong’o and John Boyega in the cast set.

South African actress Masali Baduza landed a role in “The Woman King” alongside Viola Davis and Thuso Mbedu. Image: Paul Archuleta / Getty Images, Jeff Spicer / Getty Images, Amy Sussman / Getty Images
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South African entertainment commentator Phil Mphela share Fantastic news from Masali Baduza’s casting on Twitter. the Tracker The actress will showcase her talents in the presence of fellow South African Thuso Mbedu, who landed a starring role alongside Viola Davis.

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While it’s not clear what role Masali will play in the film, many can’t wait to see her in action in the African epic. After hearing the latest casting news, Mzansi fans took to Twitter to congratulate the South African beauty.

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@NontshiShange said:

“I’m so excited for her. She is such a phenomenal actress.

@Karabo_Polaki tweeted:


@MasterMkhululi added:

“South Africans are doing great things abroad. Stuff I like to see.

The film will describe real events that happened in the kingdom of Dahomey, now known as Benin. Davis will play Nanisca, a military general, and Mbedu will be Nawi, an army recruit, and together they will fight enemies who have enslaved their people.

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Earlier, Brief News reported that veteran actor Seputla Sebogodi has been announced as a new addition to the cast. When news broke of the casting of Seputla Sebogodi and Thuso Mbedu in the American film, people went nuts celebrating the incredible talent our country has to offer.

ZAlebs reported that The woman king will be shot primarily in Mzansi, so people can expect to see a lot more local talent joining the cast. Describing the story, Thuso Mbedu said:

“It is set in the 1800s in Africa and is based on actual events of female warriors. I am delighted to be a part of history because we tell stories about Africa.”

The cast of the film will overflow with incredible talent. Rumor has it that Seputla will play a role he knows best – everyone’s favorite villain.