COSMO cover girl, Pearl Thusi is owning her power as the lead in Africa’s first-ever Netflix Original series, Queen Sono.
In the first-ever Netflix Issue from Cosmopolitan SA, the 31-year-old talks to COSMO deputy editor Noxolo Mafu about creating a ground-breaking and inclusive entertainment industry.
“I’m so honoured to be in @cosmopolitansa’s first-ever Netflix issue ahead of the release of @queensononetflix on @netflixsa! For this issue, we shot with an incredible all-female, badass crew and four of SA’s finest up-and-coming screen queens in the local industry who I’ve handpicked as the next big things! Pick up the issue to read more about our experiences in the industry” as she shares on a post on instagram.
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It’s here! COSMOPOLITAN’s first-ever global Netflix issue 📺🍿 A global first for the COSMOPOLITAN brand worldwide! Featuring @pearlthusi, who plays the lead role in Africa’s first-ever @netflixsa Original series, @queensononetflix, wearing local designer @gertjohancoetzee 👗 and shot by 23 y/o, up-and-coming black female photographer Legae Sehlako @blackmilk_za (her first magazine cover!) 📸 Pick up the issue to read as Pearl shares her experiences in the local industry and see which four emerging screen queens she has spotlighted as the next big things! 🚨 #COSMOxPearlThusi #TheNetflixIssue out now x Editor: @hollymeadowssa Photography: @blackmilk_za Videography: @queenluffie Creative direction: @juangeel Fashion: @cleopatramarco Fashion assistant: @themarchwolf Beauty: @themakeupstandsa Hair: @iambomzi Makeup: @madame_picasso Interview: @nox_mafu