Top Actor Africa renewed for season 2 on BET

The Pan-African dramatic reality contest show Top Actor Africa has been renewed for for the second season. The season 2 of the reality show will hits the small screens from Tuesday March 01, 2016 on BET.

Top Actor Africa is hosted by South African actress Zikhona Sodlaka and the series will keep the viewers guessing as 12 wannabe actors strive over 13 weeks to prove their acting chops and score a career-boosting prize!

The six gals and guys who made the final cut are: Shamilla Miller (South Africa), Simhle Belinda Plaatjies (South Africa), Farrell Drew (South Africa), Marilyn Sekgapane (South Africa), Jesse Suntele (South Africa), Hendrik Lombard (South Africa) and Sabelo Sibeko (South Africa). Flying the flag for East Africa are Kenyans Lorreine Wangui Gakuo and Alex Khayo, while Nigerian actors Tobechi Nneji, Uriel Oputa and Ifeanyi Dike are representing for West Africa.

Each week, Top Actor Africa takes audiences on a journey through various challenges showcasing their talents and proving if they have what it takes. The pressure’s on as the aspiring actors try their hand at a wide range of acting genres from Crime Drama, to Soapies, Comedy, Improv, Theatre and Music.

Season 1 of Top Actor was won by Altovise Lawrence. Altovise, who hails from Boksburg, Johannesburg, won the title aged 23, just a year after graduating from the University of Witwatersrand with a Bachelor’s degree in Dramatic Arts. Now signed to Restless Talent Management, Altovise has subsequently gone on to present BET celebrity news strand, BET Buzz, and recently wrapped her first Hollywood movie, “The Other Side” in the USA opposite Brad James and Erica Hubbard. The film is due for theatrical release later this year.

Be sure to tune into Top Actor Africa @ 19:30 every Tuesday from March 01 on BET!

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