Did musician-producer Sello “Chicco” Twala bite off more than he could chew by claiming he owns 75% of Brenda Fassie’s music? This is a question experts in the music industry are asking after it emerged that he sold his publishing rights to Gallo Music for more than R700 000 in 2005.
Chicco Twala, the music producer was interviewed on several radio stations and expressed his frustration at this entire Brenda Fassie project and how he and Bongani had an agreement to work on the Brenda Fassie movie. By Zee Dladla
Sello “Chicco” Twala is putting his foot down, vowing that a planned biopic about Brenda Fassie will not go ahead without his blessing. by Ntombizodwa Makhoba
Producer Anant Singh and his South Africa-based Videovision Entertainment have acquired the film rights to biography Heartbreaker: Christiaan Barnard And The First Heart Transplant. by Nancy Tartaglione
Paris-based sales company Versatile has boarded international sales on South African director Sibs Shongwe-La Mer’s Sao Paolo-set thriller The Sound Of Animals Fighting, starring Emile Hirsch and Alice Braga, in the lead-up to the AFM. By Malanie Goodfellow
Sabc 2 recently commissioned an Afrikaans Sitcom called Kniediep in die warm water to a PE-based production company, named Sunshine Coast Studios.
The African Fixer Guild is proud to announce the enrolment of Dominic Johns, to represent Liberia under the branded name of Liberia Fixer
According to reports by Netwerk24, Charlize Theron is considering her first South African movie role. A spokesperson for ZB Media Group, who’s doing the casting for the film, confirmed to Netwerk24’s Charles Smith that Charlize was sent the script and that she has shown interest.
Johannesburg-based filmmaker Akin Omotoso, fresh from the success of his latest movie Vaya, will be taking his next project, Waiting for an Angel, to the 14th edition of the Berlinale Co-Production Market in February.
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