EXCLUSIVE: Bonnie Mbuli (Invictus) has been forged as a sequence common reverse Giancarlo Esposito and Paula Malcomson in The Motive force, AMC’s remake of the British drama collection this is set to release subsequent yr on AMC and AMC+.
The U.S. collection comes from creators Danny Brocklehurst and Sunu Gonera and showrunner Theo Travers. It stars Esposito as Vince, a taxi driving force whose lifestyles is grew to become the wrong way up when he consents to chauffer the New Orleans-based Zimbabwean gangster “The Horse” (Zackary Momoh), a person infamous for exploiting undocumented immigrants on the U.S. southern ports.
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Mbuli will play Shamiso Tongai, the Horse’s good older sister. She’s cautious of strangers and protecting of her circle of relatives’s operation, which she’s intricately eager about with a voice that turns into extra tough as the tale progresses.
Esposito, Gonera, Brocklehurst, David Morrissey and Travers will govt produce along Josh Kesselman and Danny Sherman from Thruline and A+E Studios’ Barry Jossen and Tana Jamieson. The six-part collection is produced by way of AMC Studios in affiliation with A+E Studios and Thruline Leisure.
Identified for her position as the feminine lead in Phillip Noyce’s Catch a Hearth, Mbuli maximum lately used to be a sequence common on Noughts & Crosses on Peacock. Her different credit come with NBC’s The Philanthropist, Clint Eastwood’s Invictus and a lead position in Wallander. Mbuli is repped by way of Thruline Leisure, The Kohner Company, The Artist Partnership and WMG Skill Rep in South Africa.