Reyka is a new M-Net series with many popular actors as cast. Many celebrated television and movie figures including Thando Thabethe and Leeanda Reddy appear on the show. Playing the starring roles are Kim Engelbrecht and Iain Glen.
The show follows Reyka Gama, portrayed by Kim Engelbrecht, a flawed but brilliant criminal profiler.
Though her past catches up with her present thereby haunting her. She is an investigator trying to connect the brutal murders to the serial killer in the sugar cane fields of KwaZulu-Natal.
As a child, she was a victim of abduction by Speelman, played by Iain Glen, a farmer.
The experience left her traumatized but assists her in being a step ahead of Africa’s most notorious criminals and turn them inside out.
|Dumisani Dlamini||Bra Yule|
|Tamara Jozi||Bongi’s Gogo|
|Jessica Haines||Beth Tyrone|
|Mayuri Naidu||Asha Pillay|
|Fiona Ramsay||Cathleen Tyrone|
|Desmond Dube||Pastor Zik|
|Nandi Nyembe||Gogo Pampatha|
|Iain Glen||Angus Speelman|
|Jocelyn Broderick||Expert Witness|
|Hamilton Dlamini||Brigadier Hector Zwane|
|Gerald Steyn||Detective Nick “Bison” Tanner|
|Ian Roberts||John Tyrone|
|Thando Thabethe||Constable Nandi Cele|
|Nokuthula Ledwaba||Portia Speelman|
|Anna-Mart van der Merwe||Elsa Meyer|
|Mavuso Simelane||Samuel Zwane|
Kim Engelbrecht as Reyka
Kim Engelbrecht (41) is a South African actress best known for playing the role of Lolly de Klerk in the soap opera Isidingo.
She is also known for appearing on The CW series The Flash as Marlize DeVoe.
Thando Thabethe as Nandi Cele
Thando Thabethe (31) is a popular South African actress, Radio Disk Jockey, and television personality. She was the presenter for the TV show on channel TLC – Thando Bares All.
Leeanda Reddy as Alia Sewsunker
South African actress Leeanda is best known for playing the role of Kumari Nayar in Cape Town and Vanashree Devan in Scandal! She is a graduate of Speech and Drama and is married to her longtime partner Clive Chetty.
Hamilton Dhlamini as Hector Zwane
Talented actor, playwright, and filmmaker Hamilton Dhlamini (51) is best known for playing the role of Poacher in The Kings Messenger. He also gained popularity for appearing in other films and television serials including Isithembiso.
Mavuso Simelane as Samuel Zwane
Simelane is an actor who gained ground for appearing in The Red Sea Diving Resort in 2019. More on his acting credits include The Widow in 2019 and Deutschland 86 in 2018.
Anna-Mart van der Merwe as Elsa
Multi-award-winning South African actress Anna Martha Prevot van der Merwe (58) is well known for her acting talents. She has appeared in many theatre productions and films. She graduated from the University of Cape Town.
Nokuthula Mavuso as Portia
Ledwaba (38) is a South African actress best known for her roles as Tshidi Khuse in Rhythm City and Angel in The River. She kicked off her profession as an actress when she was 19.
Gabrielle De Gama as Young Reyka
Gabrielle De Gama is an actress, model, and dancer. The 14-year-old also shared that she had suffered bully and wants to tell her story through song. The song track shines the spotlight on issues around bullying – particularly cyberbullying.
Reyka premiers on M-Net, channel 101 on DStv from Sunday, 25 July at 8:00pm.
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