Story Club FM
24 May 2023
With its highly anticipated debut scheduled for this July, Supa Team 4 will undoubtedly generate excitement among Zambian and African audiences.
Zambian writer Mulenga Mulendema, the creator of the highly anticipated Netflix teens animated series - Supa Team 4, has propelled Zambia's burgeoning entertainment industry to a major milestone. Collaborating with South African production company Triggerfish Animation Studios and British company CAKE, Mulendema has spearheaded the development of the groundbreaking series, which is set to make history as the first-ever Netflix animated production to originate from Africa.
Supa Team 4, a neo-futuristic adventure set in the vibrant city of Lusaka, Zambia, follows the thrilling journey of four talented teenage girls and a retired secret agent who join forces as undercover superheroes on a mission to save the world. Combining African storytelling, dynamic characters, and cutting-edge animation, Mulendema's series promises to captivate audiences worldwide.
As the series brings Mulendema's vision to life, it boasts an ensemble cast of talented performers, including Zambian actress Zowa Ngwira, who secured a prominent role. Ngwira, known for her captivating acting in popular local drama series Mpali as Tiwonenji, joins a cast that features acclaimed South African actors Namisa Mdlalose, Nancy Sekhokoane, John MacMillan, and Pamela Nomvete. This diverse and gifted group of actors will breathe depth, emotion, and authenticity into the show's characters.
Ngwira's inclusion in the cast signifies the growing recognition of African talent on the global stage. Her remarkable range and captivating presence make her an exciting addition, representing not only Zambia but also the larger African entertainment industry.
Beyond its entertainment value, Supa Team 4 holds significant cultural and symbolic importance. As the first animated series of its kind emerging from Africa, it paves the way for Africa's position as a hub of creativity and innovation in the entertainment industry. The show serves as an inspiration to aspiring African creatives, reaffirming that their stories and perspectives matter and deserve to be shared with the world.
With its highly anticipated debut scheduled for this July, Supa Team 4 will undoubtedly generate excitement among Zambian and African audiences. They eagerly await the opportunity to embark on an exhilarating journey through Lusaka's vibrant and action-packed world, brought to life by the creative genius of Mulenga Mulendema and a talented team of collaborators.