South African actress Thuso Mbedu has just made history again. The star has scored a leading role in a Hollywood series. Mbedu was officially cast as Cora, the main character of Colson Whitehead’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel “The Underground Railroad.”
The star took to Instagram to share the news with her fans. In the post, she said, “My thumb and neurons are failing me right now so I'll just do as most South Africans do when this happens: I got the job!!!! It was such an amazing process and experience.
"Like, true story, just prepping to audition for this role made me grow so much. It's such a blessing and honour to tell this story”.