Netflix has announced a September 16 premiere date for South African supernatural fantasy series drama, The Brave Ones. The series was announced as part of a package of shows and programs from the region, unveiled at Netflix’s See What’s Next Africa 2022/23 content showcase.
The six-epsiode series was created by Akin Omotoso, who also directs episodes alongside Rolie Nikiwe,Tosh Gitonga and Stephina Zwane, and serves as exec producer next to Robbie Thorpe and Stan Joseph.
Ntsiki Gasa (Sthandile Nkosi) is a mystical being reincarnated as a human who sets out to avenge her sister’s death. However, Ntsiki faces a powerful and determined enemy in Ayanda Mbatha (Nomalanga Nkosi), the ruthless wife of an equally heartless land-grabbing property developer, Luthando Mbatha (Tony Kgoroge), who has her own compelling reasons for exploiting the powers of The Brave Ones. To defeat her formidable enemies and save her family from destruction, Ntsiki must learn to use and harness her superpowers.
Also starring are Keke Mphuthi, Nomalanga Nkosi, Bonko Khoza, Zamani Mbatha, Pheello Kotelo, Sthandiwe Kgoroge, Yule Masiteng, Anelisa Phewa, Otto Nobela and Lindani Nkosi.