The second season of "The Imposter" boasts the acting prowess of South Africa's best.

Mzansi Magic’s popular drama series, "The Imposter" returns to the small screens for the second instalment on Sunday, 7 October.

The creators of "The Imposter", Ferguson Films, approached Seriti Films to produce the follow-up season of the hit series by adding their own flavour and twist to the new storyline.

“The idea was that the series has a premise that can continue for as long as each season has different creative minds to it. We wanted to encourage producers in the industry to work together to build an even greater TV and film landscape. Mzansi Magic fully endorsed this direction as it was in line with their new storytelling anthology concept,” says Shona Ferguson.

Ferguson Films paved the way with the first season which became one of the best performing dramas on Mzansi Magic hands over the batten to Seriti Films to up the stakes and produce yet another successful season.

"The Imposter" season 2 comes with an all-new cast, packed with an innovative storyline with a different approach set in a whole new world.

Following season 1’s gripping storyline which zoned in on twin sisters, Mantwa and Matshepo Tau, whose lives took an unconventional twist when one of the sisters broke out of prison to claim the life of her identical twin. The second season is also set in two worlds.

It will explore two sides of the same coin as The Imposter follows the story of Tebogo ‘Tebza’ Modikoane who struggles to make ends meet and to provide for his daughter in a township called Kliptown, while his long-lost twin brother, Gary Mokoena lives a luxurious life, with manicured lawns, expensive cars and extreme wealth. 

A rollercoaster of events that neither Tebza nor Gary could anticipate takes shape as one is faced with living in poverty while the other won the trust fund lottery. 

The second season boasts the acting prowess of Mpho Osei Tutu as Tebogo ‘Tebza’ Modikoane/ Gary Mokoena, Didie Makobane as Mmabotse, Mmabatho Mogomotsi as Candy, Gail Mabalane as Kelebogile, Joyce Skefu as Valeta, Seputla Sebogodi as Dali, Tiisetso Thoka as Paballo, Nonhle Thema as Evodia, Sonia Mbele as Big Daddy, Kabelo Thai as Turbo to name a few.

Catch "The Imposter" season 2 on Mzansi Magic, DStv Channel 161 on at 8pm.