A movie based on the life of Brenda Fassie is reportedly in the works, and it is will be hitting a cinema near you no later than 2018, Sowetan has reported.
And while portrayals of South Africa’s globally celebrated icons has tended to be handed to Hollywood actors, a local actress is being cast for the role.
UK based production company Showbizbee said on Wednesday that with the blessings of the Brenda Fassie estate, they have secured exclusive rights to shoot the biopic. The late Afropop legend’s son, music producer Bongani Fassie will be involved in how the script is anchored to MaBrrr’s life.
While calls for an actress are still open, award-winning actress Brenda Ngxoli’s name has enjoyed some early nominations on social media.
Who do you think should play Brenda Fassie in the movie?