So Emmanuel Castis makes his TV comeback on e.tv’s new Broken Vows when it debuts on 10 April but who else will be joining him?
The full cast has now been revealed and the line-up includes a cool spin-off character. Ashes to Ashes’ Damian, played by Mandla Gaduka, will be in the thick of things after his stint at Namane Funerals.
Here’s a Who’s Who of the series headliners:
Thembi Mtshali-Jones as Gertrude Moswane
Thembi is the founder and owner of Yours Truly Concepts, the wedding planning business at the centre of the show. She’s described as tough as nails, wise and a mother lion. She puts her family and business first and will do everything to protect both.
Enhle Mbali Maphumulo as Azania and Jo-Anne Reyneke as Thandi
Azania and Thandi are in charge of running Yours Truly – which is a challenge for them. They both have deep, dark secrets which they have to hide as they try to live up to Mam Gerty’s expectations that they be the best in the bizness.
Azania is the youngest daughter of the Moswane family and she’s married to Emmanuel’s character Chris.
Thandi was taken in by the Moswane family when she was 15, having come from a troubled background. Her mother entrusted her to Mam Gerty after the two women previously worked together.
Thapelo Mokoena as Uhuru
There is life after the bets close on High Rollers.
Thapelo plays Uhuru, the eldest of the Moswane children – described as witty, charming, sexy, charismatic and passionate. He’s a journalist by profession and he’s mad about his mother. He’s a good guy with an edge.
Sello Sebotsane as Ace
He’s a cunning chameleon who epitimises the saying: a wolf in a sheep’s clothing. He’s charming and smooth – but ruthless and out for revenge. He manipulates all those around him to protect his lies.
Nomsa Nene as Lydia
Nomsa Nene makes her TV comeback after spending years as a property agent.
Lydia is Thandi’s biological mother who once worked with Mam Gerty in the business. She is a tough and bitter woman who has a troubled relationship with her daughter. She yearns to have a relationship with Thandi and resents Mam Gerty. She believes she is the root of all her problems.
Nambitha Ben-Mazwi as Lulama
She’s sexy, stylish and brutally honest. She looks and is styled like a model. She’s always dressed up and ready to meet her future husband – desperate to get married. Luckily for her, she can tell you how to spot a player from a mile away. She manages the bridal couture department at Yours Truly and is an aspiring designer.
Lehasa Moloi as Lebo
Lebo is a smooth, slick photographer at Yours Truly. He’s always in a muscle top to show off his body and is always chasing skirts. He isn’t the brightest bulb, but he’s good at his job.
Shaleen Surtie-Richards as Charmaine
Charmaine is the florist mother hen of the wedding planning business and a firecracker woman who never stops talking. She loves giving unsolicited advice and she’s a real gossip and meddler – but with a well-meaning heart.
Mandla Gaduka as Damian
After paying his dues in the funeral business at Namane Funerals business on Ashes to Ashes Season 1 and 2, Damian has decided he had enough of death and puts his events skills to use in a livelier environment.
He joins Yours Truly and becomes the wedding décor specialist.