DStv has given fans a glimpse into its upcoming series, Blood Psalms, which stars over 50 African actors, and is expected to be one of the biggest productions of 2021.
DStv’s showcase, hosted virtually on Wednesday, 19 August 2020, provided insight into the highly anticipated series, Blood Psalms, which was created by Jahmil Qubeka and Layla Swart. The series, which is expected to premiere in 2021, tells the story of a fierce teenage African queen, Zazi, who battles a world-ending prophecy to navigate her people through complexities, politics and endless wars.
The preview of the upcoming series features South African actresses, Thando Thabethe, Enhle Mbali and Hlubi Mboya. Filmed in the Eastern Cape, the setting and landscapes have been made to look like an authentic African tribal camp. Creator, Jahmil Qubeka, spoke with host, Anele Mdoda, about Blood Psalms. He explained that the purpose of the series is to showcase African storytelling on a larger scale.
Watch the preview of Blood Psalms below.