The series is a creation of Ochre Moving Pictures and will begin airing on January 19, 2024.
By Hope Ibiale
Popular streaming app, Netflix, has released the official trailer for a new South African series, Soon Comes Night. The series is a creation of Ochre Moving Pictures and will begin airing on January 19, 2024.
The soon-to-be-released action thriller tells the story of two men, Alex Shabane, a freedom fighter turned fugitive, and Sakkie Oosthuizen, a detective hired to arrest Shabane. As their paths collide, these men will represent distinct sides of South Africa’s fight for freedom. Based on real events, Soon Comes Night will portray the lives of a notorious heist master and a detective seeking redemption.
The series stars Kwenzo Ngcobo, Albert Pretorius, Didintle Khunoud, Anelisa Phewa, Panch Gasela, Mavuso Simelane, Gaosi Raditholo, Kenneth Nkosi, Sisanda Henna, Mlangeni Nawa, Dumisani Mbebe, and Dippy Padi.
While commenting on the series on Instagram, Netflix stated, “Alex Shababe is tired of staying in the shadows. It’s time for him to step forward and claim his prize.”
Soon Comes Night is directed by Thabang Moleya and Sanele Zulu. It is written by Paul S. Rowlston, and produced by Ilse van Hemert.