TV: Thuso Mbedu Strikes A Life Changing Deal With A USA Broadcaster

Thuso has been flying the South African flag high after her iconic performance on Amazon Prime’s “The Underground Railroad”. She won a lot of international accredited awards that left everyone wanting to collaborate with this young talent. This includes one for the role she played on Isthuzi (The Shadow) which earned her an Emmy nomination. Join us as we unpack more of the story below and share the big news with you.



Entertainment Commentator Phil Mphela has revealed that Thuso Mbedu has just signed a life changing deal with a United States based broadcaster Paramount. According to his statement he stated that Thuso stroked a first-look deal with VIS social impact division that is a global leader when it comes to movies and series. Paramount is a huge subscription service in the US that streams both original content and exlusive films.

What does this mean in layman terms?

It means that Thuso will be given the go ahead to create, develop and produce scripted documentaries for Paramount (this is according to their report). Paramount will then be able to review the work first or she can pitch it elsewhere.


As aforementioned, Thuso is one force to be reckoned with. The Underground Railroad was trending in over 10 countries and earned her international awards including one for TV Breakout Star” at the Hollywood Critics Association TV Awards.She was also awarded for the best female performance in a new scripted series by Gotham independent films. This is a testament that working hard and aligning yourself to your purpose really pays of in the end. Social media is buzzing with congratulatory messages and some throwing shade at the Natasha Thahane saga. What are your thoughts about this story? Let’s keep the conversation going on the comments section below and remember to follow us for more informative articles like this one published daily.