- Phillip Wolmarans
- Nick Keulemans
- Fred Wolmarans
- Gareth Crocker
|Country of origin||South Africa|
|No. of seasons||1|
|No. of episodes||8|
- Chris Lawrance
- Colleen Lawrance
|Running time||40–49 min|
|Production company||Motion Story Productions|
|Original release||March 8, 2019|
Shadow is a South African thriller streaming television series that premiered on March 8, 2019, on Netflix. It is the first original South African series to stream on Netflix.[a]
Shadow follows the story of an ex-cop suffering from congenital analgesia, while taking vigilante justice into his own hands in the criminal underworld of Johannesburg.
Cast and characters
- Nnekwa Tsajwa as Mandla
- Lunathi Mampofu as Mary
- Phila Mazibuko as Reggie
- Altovise Lawrence as Abbey
- Julian Kruger as Frank
- Themsie Times as Mrs. Maleka
- Bhekisizwe Mahlawe as James
- Arno Botes as Benjamin
- Jude Okeke as Arnold
- Mamarumo Marokane as Janice
- Shadi Chauke as Lola
- Mohau Sonny as Gigi
- Phoenix Baaitse as Paka
- Christiaan Cronje as Arthur
- Kaylin Reed as Young Shadow
- Didimalang Moagi as Ayanda
- Zekhetehelo Zondi as Zinhle
Sometime after the series was acquired by Netflix, it was confirmed that Pallance Dladla and Amanda Du-Pont had been cast as series regulars.
On February 18, 2019, the official trailer for the series was released.
- ^ Queen Sono was the first South African series commissioned by Netflix, but Shadow streamed first on the service since Queen Sono later premiered on February 28, 2020.
- ^ "Biography of Mamarumo Marokane for Appearances, Speaking Engagements". www.allamericanspeakers.com. Retrieved 2020-04-29.
- ^ Vourlias, Christopher (February 25, 2019). "Netflix Orders South African Teen Series 'Blood & Water'". Variety. Retrieved March 6, 2019.
- ^ Herbst, Denika (March 6, 2019). "Netflix's first locally-acquired SA series, Shadow, drops in 2 days". Briefly - South African News. Retrieved March 6, 2019.
- ^ Vourlias, Christopher (April 8, 2019). "'Shadow,' 'The Girl From St. Agnes' Take South African TV Worldwide". Variety. Retrieved April 9, 2019.
- ^ "Pallance Dladla and Amanda du-Pont step into the spotlight for new local Netflix series Shadow". February 18, 2019. Retrieved March 6, 2019.
- ^ Kruger, Henno (February 18, 2019). "Shadow: A South African series coming to Netflix on 8 March 2019". Running Wolf's Rant. Retrieved March 6, 2019.
- ^ "About". Retrieved March 6, 2019.
- ^ Samanga, Rufaro (February 18, 2019). "Watch the Trailer of the New South African Netflix Series, 'Shadow' drama". OkayAfrica. Retrieved March 6, 2019.