Tumi Morake to star in upcoming local movie, Seriously Single

The South African romantic comedy, Seriously Single, produced by Burnt Onion Productions, has announced its official cast, with Tumi Morake as the lead character.

The story follows serial dater, Dineo, who is determined to find love. She is known for falling in love immediately and assumes that all relationships she encounters will lead her to marriage. After numerous failed dates, she meets Lunga Sibiya, who appears to be a man who encompasses everything she wants in a partner. Once that relationship inevitably fails, she enlists her single friend, Noni, to help show her the ropes of being single.

According to the film’s official Instagram page, a number of local celebrities are set to appear in the highly anticipated romantic comedy. Fulu Mugovhani makes her acting debut as Dineo, with Tumi Morake as her best friend. Bohang Moeko takes on the role of Lunga, and Yonda Thomas also makes his professional movie debut portraying the character of Max. First looks of the characters were also shared on the Instagram page on Tuesday, 9 July 2019, showing Tumi Morake adorning a blonde wig and Yonda Thomas dressed in an open-buttoned shirt and an eyebrow piercing.

Fans have shared their excitement on social media, with many requesting the official release date of the film. Others have also praised the casting choices, with many saying that Morake is the ideal fit for the role.

Seriously Single is scheduled to premiere in local cinemas in 2020, with the official release date yet to be announced.