Thando Thabethe got a lead role on M-Net’s crime series – Reyka

Thando Thabethe got a lead role on M-Net’s crime series – Reyka

Thando Thabethe
Thando Thabethe

Loval channel M-Net has discharged the primary character teaser of its extremely anticipated African crime series, Reyka.

According to the channel, the series follows imperfect however sensible criminal profiler Reyka, contend by Kim Engelbrecht, United Nations agency investigates a string of brutal murders committed by a murderer in KZN.

Having been kidnapped as a toddler by a farmer, Reyka is traumatised by the expertise. however this conjointly helps her enter the minds of Africa’s most disreputable criminals and switch them within out.

Reyka exposes the secrets and lies, truth and trust, damage, healing and forgiveness. With a dramatic scenery of sugarcane fields, tropical beaches, stifling heat, dangerous life, a criminal underworld, and shadowy politics – every place is connected by sugar however divided in such a lot of different ways in which.

The series conjointly encompasses a star-studded solid which incorporates the likes of Thando Thabethe, Hamilton Dlamini, Mavuso Simelane, Kenneth Nkosi and Nokuthula Mavuso.

Speaking regarding her role Thando, United Nations agency plays Nandi Cele on the show, said: “She’s a young, energetic, driven detective and will everything by the book.

“Reyka, who’s the lead, form of has a defined method of doing things and she or he thinks that’s a flaw however still appearance up to her.”
CEO of M-Net Nkateko Mabaso said: “MultiChoice continues to guide the continual productions of high-quality African tv content that goes on the far side our borders.”

“Our 1st co-production on this type of scale was Trackers, that we have a tendency to co-produced with HBO’s sister channel Cinemax and ZDF and has received nice reviews within the USA, Australia, France and also the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.

“This partnership with Fremantle could be a sensible thanks to showcase our art as DStv is Africa’s most-loved storyteller, and that we notably relish pairing our native talent with international stars.”


Editorial director, Julie Hodge, told Daily Sun: “As production commences on our 1st ever South African drama, this is often a proud moment for Fremantle and M-Net. The series has been in development for several years, and that we hope it’ll be the primary of the many in comes within the region.

“Reyka could be a wealthy and compelling story and that we couldn’t be happier to own Kim and Iain on board to bring these advanced characters to life – we’re assured it’ll be one in every of our standout international dramas for 2021.”

The series is formed and written by triumph film writer Rohan Dickson and put together made by Serena Cullen for Serena Cullen Productions within the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (Lady Chatterley’s Lover, Cold Feet) and Harriet Gavshon for honour nominative Quizzical footage in South Africa.