BET has revealed the top twelve actors and actresses who are making up the cast of Top Actor Africa, the first ever pan-African series of the channel’s dramatic reality show which is set to start airing by February 2016.
Three of our own, Tobechi Nneji, Uriel Oputa and Ifeanyi Dike Jr., will be joining nine other contestants from around Africa.
The other contestants are, South Africans Shamilla Miller from Cape Town, Farrell Drew from Durban and Marilyn Sekgapane, Jesse Suntele, Hendrik Lombard, Simhle Belinda Plaatjies and Sabelo Sibeko from Johannesburg. While flying the flag for Kenya are Lorreine Wangui Gakuo and Alexander Eliab Khainga.
The contestants will be competing for the chance to win the title of “Top Actor Africa”. At stake – a career-launching prize package that includes US$10,000 in cash, a one-year contract with international representation and access to Hollywood auditions
Commenting on the contestants, Alex Okosi, Senior Vice President & Managing Director, VIMN Africa said, “Our congratulations and best wishes to all the contestants who have made the final cut in Top Actor Africa. We are thrilled to have developed this powerful and proven platform for discovering and empowering African acting talent, and we look forward to seeing the drama unfold in season 2.”
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