'Isitha: The Enemy'

Isitha: The Enemy actress Dawn Thandeka King. Image via Twitter @Jabu_Macdonald

Dawn Thandeka King joins e.tv’s telenovela ‘Isitha: The Enemy’

Former ‘DiepCity’ actress Dawn Thandeka King has joined ‘The Black Door’ spin-off titled ‘Isitha: The Enemy’.

'Isitha: The Enemy'

Isitha: The Enemy actress Dawn Thandeka King. Image via Twitter @Jabu_Macdonald

Former Uzalo actress Dawn Thandeka King has scored a role in e.tv’s The Black Door spin-off titled Isitha: The Enemy.

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TVSA reports that e.tv’s latest telenovela Isitha: The Enemy is created by The Black Door creators Black Brain Pictures and will star actors Zamani Mbatha, Dawn Thandeka King, The Wife star Sipho Ndlovu among others.

The new show will continue the story of the Sokhulu family without Khaya and will follow Chuma Sokhulu, played by Thobani Nzuza.

Chuma, who got killed in The Black Door is still alive and arrives in the final episodes of The Black Door to set things up for the spin-off.

Creator Mandla N, Creative Director at Black Brain reveals: “We can’t wait for viewers to see how this new chapter delves deeper into the world of the Sokhulus as we explore new characters, new conflicts, and new challenges that will test their strength and

Isitha: The Enemy premieres on Monday 22 May at 21h30 on e.tv. 

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Award-winning actress Dawn Thandeka King, who played Thandiwe ‘MaShenge’ Jele in DiepCity bid farewell to her character in February 2023. 

King took to social media to thank her family and Black Brain Productions for the opportunity to play the much-loved role. 

“I say goodbye to yet another amazing woman, Thandie Jele aka MaShenge. It has been an honor to be a vessel to such a powerful character, and I hope she was able to teach through her story,” she wrote.

She is the second actress to exit the telenovela which got cancelled by Mzansi Magic in 2022 after two years on TV. 

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