The brand-new drama series Vula Vala is a recent addition to the Mzansi Magic Sunday line-up. The series focuses on the life of Bra Rex, portrayed by Sello Maake Ka-Ncube, a retired soccer player turned club owner. He is a ruthless businessman whose past life catches up with him as he tries to rescue The Warriors, his struggling soccer team.
We’re already blown away by this deep, dark tale that kicks off with a tragic death, betrayal and the resurfacing of old wounds.
Here are some of the reasons Mzansi is already hooked on Vula Vala.
Vula Vala opens up the industry
It’s always refreshing to see new faces on our screens, and Vula Vala has a great deal of fresh talent.
Mzi Mkhize is portrayed by newcomer Khanyisani Kheswa. Mzi arrives in Johannesburg to work for his uncle and to pursue his dream of becoming a soccer star. But a past full of skeletons is hindering his dream of becoming a successful player.
An intriguing drama with twists and turns
This series takes us to the dark side of the football business and gives us an emotional rollercoaster ride where a family also deals with crime and betrayal. The first episode starts on a dramatic note when Bra Rex murders Uncle Bheki after he refuses to take up Bra Rex’s offer.
The background music touches the soul
One thing viewers have come to appreciate about Vula Vala is the selection of music used to evoke emotions. Black Brain Productions has a knack for choosing songs that fit each scene perfectly.
A star-studded cast and production team
Aside from the fresh talent in the cast, Vula Vala also features veteran actors such as Tina Jaxa and Darlington Michaels.
Vula Vala is produced by Black Brain Pictures, the creators behind SAFTA-winning drama series Lockdown and the hit movie Loving Thokoza.