Pearl Modiadie Bags A Lead Role

She is ready to spread her wings and fly to our TV screens

By  | Sep 06, 2022, 02:48 PM  | Pearl Modiadie  | Top of the

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Radio and TV personality Pearl Modiadie is expanding her brand and really shooting for the stars. According to entertainment commentator Phil Mphela, Pearl Modiadie has landed herself a lead role in a television show.

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The former Zaziwa host and Metro FM DJ is set to take a lead role in a new telenovela to comment later this month. Over the years Pearl Modiadie has had couple of roles across different television shows including Scandal! and Entangled. Although she is mostly famous for being a TV host, Radio presenter as well as MC, she is ready to spread her wings and fly.

"Pearl Modiadie bags lead role Modiadie has been cast in the new telenovela called Redemption. The show starts September 28th on 
@BET_Africa" wrote Phil Mphela
Pearl Modiadie will be joined by a star studded cast in this new telenovela called Redemption. Veteran actress Tina Jaxa has also landed herself a role in this new television show. Tina Jaxa has spent most of her time in our television for a couple of decades ago.

Also joining the cast will be The Queen actor Themba Ndaba. Ndaba is also another veteran actor who has shared his talent with millions of South African viewers. Currently Themba Ndaba plays Brutus Khoza on the popular Mzansi Magic's The Queen.

Rumors around The Queen getting cancelled have been gaining momentum from the time they broke a few months ago. Mzansi Magic as well as Mnet has since issued a statement, supporting the rumors that indeed The Queen is currently filming its final season and the curtain will close early next, in March.

"Tina Jaxa, Seputla Sebogodi, Sthandiwe Kgoroge and Themba Ndaba in new telenovela The prolific actors star in REDEMPTION — a new BET original telenovela starting in September." wrote Phil Mphela
Tweets are certainly not jumping for joy, following the news of this new telenovela to come to their screens. Although they are happy for Pearl Modiadie, however they have shared concerns around this telenovela especially on BET. Tweeps are also wondering if this would be a hit series as they have been disappointed in the past with telenovelas and drama's on this channel.

"Im wondering how long will this show last for. The drama/telenovelas on that channel are so boring. Also noting lately that many of the telenovelas dont last. I can only remember Isibaya, The River & the Queen lasting longer" wrote Neo Gou
"Anything telenovela that goes to BET fails. They need to up their game to attract more viewers" wrote Godfavored Maphefo
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