Kehinde Bankole joins Black Panther actress Florence Kasumba for Disney animated series

Actress Kehinde Bankole has joined Black Panther star Florence Kasuma and South African rapper Nast C for the new Disney+ animated series Kizazi Moto: Generation Fire.

Variety recently reported that the production company announced fresh details of the anticipated 10-part Original anthology series on Wednesday, at the ongoing Annecy Intl. Animation Film Festival.

The streamer confirmed that the series will see the Blood Sisters’ star Kehinde Bankole join Kasumba and Nasty C as part of the film’s cast members.

Created by animators from Zimbabwe, Uganda, South Africa, Nigeria, Kenya and Egypt, each film is expected to be roughly 10 minutes. It promises a wildly adventurous and unique take on Africa with themes that centre on technological advancement, aliens, spirits and monsters.

The Disney+ Original is Executive Produced by Academy award-winning Director Peter Ramsey with Tendayi Nyeke and Anthony Silverston as supervising producers.

Kizazi Moto: Generation Fire creators include Ahmed Teilab (Egypt), Simangaliso ‘Panda’ Sibaya and Malcolm Wope (South Africa), Terence Maluleke and Isaac Mogajane (South Africa), Ng’endo Mukii (Kenya), Shofela Coker (Nigeria), Nthato Mokgata and Terence Neale (South Africa), Pious Nyenyewa and Tafadzwa Hove (Zimbabwe), Tshepo Moche (South Africa), Raymond Malinga (Uganda) and Lesego Vorster (South Africa).