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Netflix Brings The Mystical And Supernatural To Life In A New Series, The Brave Ones

Netflix Brings The Mystical And Supernatural To Life In A New Series, The Brave Ones



(2 August, South Africa) Netflix today announced the release of its upcoming supernatural  drama The Brave Ones, launching this Spring, on 16 September 2022. 

Created by renowned film director, writer and actor Akin Omotoso, the captivating six-episode series unfolds in the parallel worlds of modern-day South Africa and the supernatural world of African gods and divine beings. 

Ntsiki Gasa (Sthandile Nkosi) is a mystical being reincarnated as a human who sets out to avenge her sister’s death. However, Ntsiki faces a powerful and determined enemy in Ayanda Mbatha (Nomalanga Nkosi), the ruthless wife of an equally heartless  land-grabbing property developer, Luthando Mbatha, Tony Kgoroge, who has her own compelling reasons for exploiting the powers of The Brave Ones. To defeat her formidable enemies and save her family from destruction, Ntsiki must learn to use and harness her superpowers.  

Breathing life into the diverse and dramatic characters of The Brave Ones are the actors Bonko KhozaZamani Mbatha, Pheello Kotelo and Sthandiwe Kgoroge. The legendary Yule Masiteng delivers a powerful act as the all-knowing elder, Ndyebo. 

Cast & Crew

Production company: Ochre Media 

Creator: Akin Omotoso 

Executive producers: Akin Omotoso, Robbie Thorpe & Stan Joseph

Directors: Akin Omotoso, Rolie Nikiwe,Tosh Gitonga & Stephina Zwane

Key Cast: 

  • Sthandile Nkosi 

  • Keke Mphuthi 

  • Nomalanga Nkosi 

  • Bonko Khoza 

  • Tony Kgoroge 

  • Zamani Mbatha 

  • Pheello Kotelo 

  • Sthandiwe Kgoroge 

  • Yule Masiteng 

  • Anelisa Phewa 

  • Otto Nobela 

  • Lindani Nkosi 


Set in modern-day South Africa, this captivating supernatural series is inspired by the rich mythology of African gods and divine beings. It tells the story of ordinary township girl Ntsiki, who discovers she is a mystical being who must harness her powers to protect the community and avenge her sister’s murder. 

Marang Setshwaelo

Publicity Director, Sub Saharan Africa