Pearl Thusi secures role in international Netflix gig
Despite all the hatred she receives online over her struggles with identity, Pearl Thusi never waivers in her acting career.
Pearl Thusi set to star in international Netflix show
The actress has been tipped for yet another Netflix Original series and this time, her role features in an international espionage tale that takes place in Thailand.
Renowned entertainment reporter Kgopolo Mphela confirmed the news on social media, stating that Thusi joins the cast of Wu Assassins for season 2 of the series.
CASTING NEWS: Pearl Thusi joins another international series— Kgopolo Mphela (@PhilMphela) February 4, 2021
Thusi is starring in the 2nd season of Netflix’s martial arts series, Wu Assassins
2nd season reportedly has a format change to being a two-part movie
Production is currently shooting in Thailand#KgopoloReports pic.twitter.com/mxzX387D3s
What is Wu Assassins about?
Considering the synopsis of the show, it’s not unfamiliar territory for the Queen Sono star. Wu Assassins follows the story of Kai Jin, a young Chinatown chef in present day San Francisco, as he twists and turns in his nailbiting encounters with the Chinese underworld.
At the centre of this espionage action is the much sought after ‘Wu Xiang’, a set of deadly ancient powers which Jin encounters, turning him into a super martial arts ninja whose war with the Chinese Triad plays itself out in the show.
Details on when the show will premiere on the streaming platform have not been released as yet. All we know thus far, is that on its return, Wu Assassins will be reformatted into a two-part movie and Thusi plays an important role in bringing a South African connection into the storyline.
The news finally brings more perspective to videos the actress posted of herself training hard at Muay Thai gym in the Asian island.
Social media reacts to Thusi’s latest win
For those who constantly look for faults to use as ammunition against Thusi, this is yet another hard pill to swallow. Here’s how social media reacted to the news:
Pearl Thusi keeps securing the bags while haters keeps on hating. Today it's going to be a bad day for them.— Kgabo Shilabjwe (@kgabo_shilabjwe) February 4, 2021
Yah kona Pearl Thusi gets the acting gigs.— KAY RSA🇿🇦 (@asamkele_kay_) February 4, 2021
While they were busy laughing at Pearl Thusi. Netflix gave her another massive bag💀💀. Pearl's ancestors, prayers, and work mode are not the ones to mess with. She should share that prayer with me.— Oneh (@Mats_Kabelo) February 4, 2021