We just love it when our local stars shine bright! Terry Pheto will star alongside Hollywood actor, Lawrence Fishburne, in the US mini-series Madiba.

Drum reported that SA’s golden girl will portray the role of Nelson Mandela’s ex-wife, Winnie Mandela, while actor Hlomla Dandala will take on the role of Thabo Mbeki’s late father, Govan Mbeki.




Lawrence Fishburne, who is currently in the country, will star as Nelson Mandela in the series while Orlando Jones will star as Oliver Tambo.

The six-hour mini-series titled Madiba is said to be released in 2016 and is based on two books written by Nelson Mandela; Conversations With Myself and Nelson Mandela By Himself.

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