December 2, 2023

Originally shot in 2022, the film will make its official debut on Netflix on November 17, 2023.

By Hope Ibiale

South African director, Jahmil XT Qubeka’s film, The Queenstown King, will begin streaming soon on Netflix. Originally shot in 2022, the film will make its official debut on Netflix on November 17, 2023. The film follows the story of a young soccer player whose deadbeat dad and former professional footballer returns home. The film highlights themes of love, family, teamwork, community, and trust. 

Written by Qubeka and Clyde Berning, The Queenstown Kings stars Likhona Mgali, Zolisa Xaluva, Unathi Faku, Sandile Mahlangu, Enhle Mlotshwa, Khanya Mkangisa, Thokozile Ntshinga and Tessa Twala. 

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Still from The Queenstown Kings - Afrocritik
Still from The Queenstown Kings

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While discussing the film, Qubeka said, “Creating The Queenstown Kings has truly been a labour of love, taking us on an exhilarating journey from the very inception of the idea to the delivery of the final product. Our commitment to this project was unwavering, and it has been a remarkable journey that we are incredibly proud of. Now, as we unveil the film’s poster, we can’t wait to share this journey with you and the world.” 

The Queenstown Kings is a production of Yellowbone Entertainment. 

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