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3 May 2018

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Lupita Nyong'o to voice the giant in animated virtual reality version of the Jack and the Beanstalk story

New York - It's the latest example of gender-bending casting: Actress Lupita Nyong'o will voice the role of the giant in Jack, an animated virtual reality version of the Jack and the Beanstalk story.

The Oscar winner will participate in the next installment of the VR experience, produced by Baobab Studios. The first installment, Jack: Part One, is now showing at the Tribeca Film Festival.

 

The local entertainment industry loses three contributors after tragic crash

The National Film and Video Foundation (NFVF), an agency of the Department of Arts and Culture, has released a statement on the tragic passing of SAFTAs award-winning actor and judge Akhumzi Jezile; singer and actress, Siyasanga Kobese; and actor Thobani Mseleni. The talented trio tragically passed away in a car accident on Saturday, 28 April 2018, near Queenstown in the Eastern Cape.