Makholwa’s thriller set for Showmax debut

By Content Nigeria reporter
January 26, 2024

Angela Makholwa’s Red Ink will screen on Showmax on February 12

South African author Angela Makholwa is set to have her 2007 novel titled Red Ink adapted for television.

The eight-part thriller tells the story of a public relations consultant and ex-journalist who receives an unexpected call from a convicted serial killer, nicknamed The Butcher by the media and her life takes a dramatic turn. The serial killer wants her to tell his life story.

The cast includes SAFTA nominee Nqobile Nunu Khumalo; and SAFTA winners Bonko Khoza, Bongile Mantsai, Jo-Anne Reyneke, Lorcia Cooper Khumalo, Tsholofelo Maseko and Yonda Thomas.

Red Ink is being produced as a partnership between Makholwa’s Britespark Films and Bomb Productions and will be available for streaming from February 12 on the MultiChoice- and Comcast-owned video-on-demand service.