Netflix SA has released the official trailer of its upcoming series, JIVA!, which aims to highlight and celebrate the dance culture of South Africa.
Netflix South Africa (SA) released a statement on Monday, 7 June 2021, sharing the official trailer of its upcoming series, JIVA!. The official trailer comes as the show’s premiere nears and the full promotional campaign for the original series begins.
According to the statement, “JIVA! is a fun and energy-packed drama series that follows the life of the talented street dancer Ntombi, who while juggling the demands of a dead end job, family responsibility and a rocky love life realises that her dance moves could be her ticket out of her working class neighbourhood in Durban. But first, she must overcome her fears, beat her rivals and sort out the chaos that is her family.”
Leading the cast is performer and actress, Noxolo Dlamini, who is best known for her role as Sarafina in the recent stage play, Sarafina!. The series also stars Candice Modiselle, Zazi Kunene, Stella Dlangalala, Sne Mbatha, Prince Grootboom, Given Stuurman, Anga Makubalo and Zamani Mbatha.
Watch the JIVA! trailer below.