The much-anticipated local biopic, Dream: The Lebo Mathosa Story, will premiere Tonight. The six-part series will depicts the life of the singer-songwriter, who rose to fame as one of the lead singers for popular South African band Boom Shaka in 1994 at the age of 17.
Here’s everything we know so far about ‘Dream: The Lebo Mathosa Story’.
When does Dream: The Lebo Mathosa Story come out?
The six-part series, Dream: The Lebo Mathosa Story will air on the 06th November 2019 at 21h30 CAT on BET channel 129.
Who is in Dream: The Lebo Mathosa Story?
Songstress KB is set to play the adult Lebo, while up and coming actress Bahumi landed her defining role of bringing young Lebo to life on screen.
The biopic will feature some of South Africa’s most recognisable faces, including Black Panther’s Connie Chume who will play Ma Mathosa, veteran actor Peter Sephuma as Pa Mathosa, iconic actor Sello Maake Ka Ncube as the family pastor, award winning actress Charmaine Mtinta and choreographer Khabonina Qubeka. 3sum’s Amstel as well as actors, Nyanyiso Dzedze and Jet Novuka join the cast in supporting roles.
What is Dream: The Lebo Mathosa Story about?
The Lebo Mathosa Story is a six part mini-series which will depict the life and times of one of South Africa’s most celebrated musicians. Lebo Mathosa was legendary, iconic and an all-round superstar.