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Netflix renews director Nosipho Dumisa’s Blood & Water for a second season

June 17, 2020

Millions of viewers worldwide will be delighted to hear that the African Original Series, Blood & Water, which trended in multiple countries across the globe has been renewed for a second season.

On 15 June, Netflix announced that Blood & Water has been renewed for a second season. The much-loved cast including Khosi Ngema, Ama Qamata, Natasha Thahane, Gail Mabalane, Cindy Mahlangu, Thabang Molaba, Arno Greeff and Dillon Windvogel are all expected to return for season 2.

Returning Showrunner and Director Nosipho Dumisa commented, “Blood & Water’s success is a testament to the hard work put in by the entire team towards expanding the African narrative in a new and exciting direction. It’s a privilege and a blessing to return to our beloved characters, as we delve further into the greater mystery and scandals of their world.”

“We are thrilled at the joy and excitement Blood & Water has brought to our viewers around the world. We know our viewers were left with questions and those answers await them in the second season of Blood & Water. We’re even more delighted to share our continued commitment to showcase only the best-in-class young adult stories that reflect more young people’s lives on screen, especially now in June as South Africa observes Youth Month,” comments Dorothy Ghettuba, who leads African Original Series at Netflix.

Gambit Films will return as the production team behind season 2, Executive Producer Bradley Joshua adds ‘We are humbled and extremely pleased that Season 1 has had the success that it has and we can’t wait  to welcome everyone back for an even more exciting Season 2’

Blood & Water, set at Parkhurst College – a prestigious inner-city school for Cape Town’s elite scholars and academic overachievers – follows the exploits of the intelligent, proactive and impulsive 16- year-old Puleng Khumalo, who engineered her transfer to the school to investigate the 17-year old cold case of her abducted-at-birth older sister.


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