Showmax indicates completion of new epic drama, Blood Psalms

Showmax has confirmed that the much-anticipated epic drama, Blood Psalms, is set to premiere on the platform this year, following radio silence on the show for months.

Showmax released a statement on Wednesday, 25 August 2021, confirming that a new epic drama, Blood Psalms, is set to premiere this year. In November 2020, South Africans were excited by the news that Yellowbone Productions was producing South Africa’s equivalent of the hit HBO series, Game of Thrones. Moreover, despite the grand scale of the production, the show is also set to feature some of the biggest names in the South African entertainment industry.

The premise of the upcoming series was detailed in November 2020 on Instagram, stating, “African epic Blood Psalms follows a fierce queen as she battles a world-ending prophecy to navigate her people through politics and endless wars. Coming in 2021.”

In the statement shared by Showmax, it was confirmed that the star-studded cast includes Bongile Mantsai, Hamilton Dlamini, Hlubi Mboya, Mothusi Magano, Siv Ngesi, Thishiwe Ziqubu, Warren Masemola, Zolisa Xaluva, Enhle Mbali Mlotshwa, Niza Jay, Sello Maake Ka Ncube, Thando Thabethe, Zikhona Sodlaka and leads, Faith Baloyi and Thabo Rametsi.

There has been no word yet on when the show will premiere.