Renate Stuurman as Sheree in 'The River'.

Local actress Renate Stuurman, who has been in the industry since 1999, has bagged herself another exciting role. 

The celebrated actress has officially joined 1 Magic's telenovela, The River. The star said she was excited to work alongside people she looking up to like Sindi Dlathu. 

South African's first got a taste of Renate's talent when she played Jade on Isidingo. She has since played roles on Scandal!, 7de Laan, 90 Plein Street and Happiness is a Four Letter Word which saw her work alongside Khanyi Mbau. 

Here are some fan reactions to Stuurman joining the The River cast: