Showmax unveils Kenyan political series
African streaming service Showmax will debut Kenyan political drama series County 49 on August 25.
In the show, a disgraced security officer is compelled to save the governor and her chief of staff – his estranged wife – after they are kidnapped by a local terror group.
The cast includes Wakio Mzenge, Nyokabi Macharia, Ainea Ojiambo, Maqbul Mohammed, Martin Githinji, Peter Kawa, Benson Ojuwa, Nick Kwach, Emmanuel Mugo, Angela Mwandanda and Sam Psenjen.
County 49 is produced by Kibanda Pictures, directed by Likarion Wainaina and co-directed by Brian Munene.
It is Showmax’s fifth original title in Kenya, following the debuts of Crime & Justice, Baba Twins, Single Kiasi and Igiza.