Actor Muzi Mthabela Left Isibaya
Shortly after announcing a number of additions to their cast, Mzansi Magic telenovela Isibaya has had to issue a statement call farewell to one of their most loved characters acting regent Duma Ngema, Muzi Mthabela.
According to channel Mthabela will now be moving to a different project as a lead. Rumor has it that Mthabela will be taking on the role of Shaka Zulu in M-Net’s upcoming Game of Thrones-style. According to M-Net, the historical drama will tell the story of pre-royal kingdoms and the supermen and anti-heroes who shaped and influenced one of Africa’s greatest Kings – Shaka kaSenzangakhona – in a 12-part series.
“We have seen his character grow from being a hitman for the Ndlovus to becoming a powerful man in the valley as the Regent to the Ngubane Chieftaincy. Mthabela’s character has left women weak to their knees and had men admiring his wisdom and strength,” said Mzansi Magic.
‘’Muzi’s leadership skills, passion and professionalism [are] impeccable. He is a respectful and loving colleague to everyone that he works with. Our relationship with Muzi doesn’t end now that he is leaving Isibaya, Muzi is and will always be a member of the Bomb production family,’’ said Bomb Productions’ Desiree Markgraaff.
“Mzansi Magic is excited for Muzi Mthabela on his new journey as a leading role in another production and wish him all of the best in his new endeavours,” concluded Philiso.
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