The Emmy-nominated series “Reyka” is set to return with its second season, bringing a fresh wave of excitement and drama to the screens. The series, known for its gripping narrative and complex characters, has added a stellar cast to its lineup, including Nokuthula Mavuso, Pallance Dladla, and Samkele Ndlovu. They join the acclaimed actors Iain Glen and Kim Engelbrecht, who are reprising their roles as criminologist Reyka Gama and her former abductor Angus Speelman.
Set against the backdrop of Durban Harbour, Africa’s largest port, the new season promises a blend of crime, mystery, and deep psychological exploration. The addition of new characters introduces a dynamic shift in the storyline, with each actor bringing their unique flair to the series. Samkelo Ndlovu, known for her role in “Adulting,” will portray Detective Ayanda Jali, while “Isibaya” actor Pallance Dladla steps into the shoes of her boyfriend, Zee, a social justice vlogger grappling with issues of boundaries and self-esteem.
The series also features Sello Maake kaNcube and Lemogang Tsipa in significant roles, along with comic Joey Rasdien, Zane Meas, Tamara Skye, and Kira Wilkinson. This diverse cast is set to elevate the show’s narrative, adding layers of complexity and intrigue.
“Reyka” season two is not just a crime drama; it’s a journey into the depths of human psychology and the murky waters of morality. The show’s setting at Durban Harbour adds a unique element, intertwining the city’s vibrant culture with the dark underbelly of crime. Waldimar Pelser, Channel Director of Premium Channels, highlights that “Reyka” embodies M-Net’s commitment to delivering high-quality local entertainment that captivates viewers.
The anticipation for “Reyka” season two is high, with its premiere scheduled for Thursday, 11 January on M-Net (DStv channel 101). Fans of edge-of-your-seat crime dramas are in for a treat as they dive back into Reyka’s world, where darkness meets danger, and the only way out is through.