Siv Ngesi has joined Viola Davis in ‘The Woman King’

TV personality Sivuyile “Siv” Ngesi has confirmed that he’s joined the cast of Woman King alongside Viola Davis, Thuso Mbedu, Seputla Sebogodi and Zozi Tunzi.

The star shared his latest gig on his Instagram account with his followers and fans.   

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Siv Ngesi stars in The Woman King

Ngesi is part of the star studded cast of the Viola Davis led film.

Ngesi plays a supporting lead in the film, — which is slated for release in September 2022. #KgopoloReports

— Kgopolo (@PhilMphela) January 25, 2022


Actor and TV presenter Siv Ngesi is the latest South African star to join award-winning actress – Viola Davis in Woman King alongside Thuso Mbedu, Zozi Tunzi, and The River’s Seputla  Sebogodi.   

Ngesi confirmed the news to IOL Entertainment and on his social media that he will be starring in the highly anticipated American historical film.  

The star wrote:

“Can’t wait for you all to see this magic.”  

Entertainment commentator Phil Mphela also announced the news on his Twitter account.  

“Siv Ngesi stars in The Woman King Ngesi is part of the star-studded cast of the Viola Davis led film.”

“Ngesi plays a supporting lead in the film, — which is slated for release in September 2022.”  

Ngesi has appeared in global films such as Invictus, Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom and 24: Redemption.  

ALSO READ: Seputla Sebogodi joins Viola Davis and Thuso Mbedu in ‘The Woman King

Great news!

Sidenote: it’s quite an ambitious release date, what with editing and post-production and what else!

— Siyabonga Sesant (@4everSiya) January 25, 2022


Former Miss Universe Zozibini Tunzi also made her acting debut in the film and shared the news on her Instagram account last week.  

Tunzi wrote: 

“I am so honoured and excited to announce that I have been cast for the film, The Woman King.  

”It is a completely new world and a first-time experience for me so I enter it with the utmost respect and humility.”

“Forever grateful and looking forward #TheWomanKing.”  

Viola Davis also took to social media in April 2021 to announce that she will be working with the talented Thuso Mbedu in the film.   

“Very excited!! Thrilled to have this bright young star @Thuso.Mbedu join @ViolaDavis in our #WomanKing film! @juveeproductions,” she wrote in the caption. 

ALSO READ:SA actress Thuso Mbedu to star beside Viola Davis in ‘The Woman King’

South Africans are taking over in that film… Love to see it

— NᴏᴍᴀBʜᴇʟᴇ (@NosiMatshikiza) January 26, 2022

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Wowbi’m happy this film will be full of south africans

— Thobile (@simplythobile) January 25, 2022

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