Rumors about the discontinuation of Pearl Thusi series and fans object to it
Pearl Thusi might sound like she is one among the foremost disliked celebrities in Mzansi but her strong legions of fans convince always have her back.
Her latest international project Queen Sono got canned in late 2020 thanks to problems associated with COVID-19.
In a statement sent to ZAlebs, a Netflix spokesperson confirmed that the drama series which stars Pearl Thusi because the lead actress won’t be renewed for a second season:
“We’ve made the difficult decision to not move forward with season 2 of Queen Sono. We are incredibly pleased with the Diprente team for sharing their audacious vision and bringing it to life with Netflix. an enormous many thanks to our fans across the planet for the love shared for our first African Original series. Netflix is additionally grateful to the amazing efforts shown by the cast and crew for his or her stellar efforts in creating this show for our members around the world. We’ll still work closely with South Africa’s creative industry to stay producing more compelling ‘Made-in-South Africa’ stories.” said a Netflix Spokesperson.
The director of the series Kagiso says that they had written an excellent storyline but it had been difficult to bring it to life. “We wrote a gorgeous story that spanned the continent but unfortunately couldn’t be executed in these current trying times,” said Kagiso Lediga, Director (Diprente).
The series starred Mama Panther, Vuyo Dabula, Loyiso Madinga, and Abigail Kubeka, the show received impressive reviews from Mzansi and therefore the international scene. Now that it’s dawned upon many of her fans that there really is not any Queen Sono season 2, they need to take the required steps to vary Netflix’s mind.
A disgruntled Pearl took to Twitter to announce to her followers that a petition had been started by one among her fans to bring the action series back to life, “BRING BACK QUEEN SONO PETITION HERE!”
The petition was started by a lover who says the series must come, “Queen Sono deserves a reversible decision on its recent cancellation. Please reconsider your decision, many loyal fans were supporting this SA classic, there was more story needless to say. #SaveQueenSono.”
The petition aims to realize 1 500 signatures but is currently sitting at 1 422 signatures.
Pearl is currently enjoying a world trip but revealed it’s for work purposes. She is extremely excited for this next career move and has promised that it’ll be epic.
— #QueenSono (@PearlThusi) January 19, 2021