The River has won the hearts of several viewers in South Africa with its fascinating storyline, which leaves many on the edge of their collective seats. The award-winning show boasts talented actors who work hard to craft beautiful stories, and their enthralling performances will leave you begging for more.The River airs on Mzansi Magic and it often tops the Twitter trends list every time it airs. One of the writers of the show who has become a force to be reckoned in the local television industry is Phathutshedzo Makwarela and media mogul Shona Ferguson, recently took to Instagram to post a picture of him posing with the writer of the show who is also a co-founder of Tshedza Picture.Phathu has become South Africans favorite show’s writer and many are always reacting well to his content and stories. The two were with Phathu’s business partner Gwydion Beynon, who are both the brains behind Mzansi’s award-winning show. Shona enjoyed spending time with the producers and as he even decided to gush over them by saying he loves them.
Another TV star who recently landed a new role behind the scenes on the show is Sindi Dlathu. The actress who portrays the character of Lindiwe Dikani recently stepped into big shoes on the show as she has been promoted to a series co-executive producer of the show. The exciting news was revealed by entertainment commentator and blogger Phil Mphela on Twitter recently.he show got renewed for a new season and it does fail to impress. Shona has also been doing great things lately. He wrote Kings of Joburg a beautifully produced Netflix original series.
In a statement released by Netflix SA, Shona Ferguson explained why he decided to produce the series.
“When I created KINGS OF JOBURG I wanted to root the show in elements of love, family, conflict and power. The premise of the series is centered around the question, “Am I my brother’s keeper?” and this narrative is explored in all 6 episodes. The mystical and thriller side of the story is inspired by the folk tales that I grew up learning about from my late father, Peter Harry Ferguson.”
“These stories kept me up at night and gave me nightmares but I had to bring them to life in a tale of human conflict. Audiences will be surprised to learn that despite the darkness of this story, Kings of Joburg, paints a beautiful picture of the city of Johannesburg. I am also grateful to have worked with such an amazing cast and crew who gave it their all and helped bring my vision to life,” he explained