ZIMBABWE-born actress, Sibongile Mlambo, has been named among the casts for the American superhero series ‘Painkiller’, which is Black Lightning’s spinoff.
Painkiller is a supervillain film, which is opposite of Black Lightning, which is an American Superhero.
Painkiller is planned to be televise as the seventh episode of Black Lightning’s fourth season, that’s being aired on American television network, The CW.
Other stars to be featured in the series are Alexander Hodge and James Roch and will assume their roles, when the production of Painkiller commences.
Jordan Calloway will maintain his role as the titular character, while Black Lightning show-runner Salim Akil will write, executive produce and direct.
Mlambo is set to play the role of Maya, a strikingly attractive woman, yet icy and mysterious.
She is a natural leader who immediately gives the impression that she is someone who expects results and is not to be messed around with.
Born and raised in Zimbabwe. Mlambo’s passion for the arts was ignited after she starred in an international film, Kini & Adams.
She went on to feature in local commercials and expanded into dancing and modelling.
Her credits include Lovecraft Country, God Friended Me, Lost In Space, Siren, Dark/Web, MacGyver, Teen Wolf and Black Sails.
On the film side, her credits include Message From The King, Under the Silver, The Last Face and Honey 3.
Mlambo will be seen next in the short Blackout and she’s shooting a recurring role on Roswell, New Mexico.