The final season of Jacob’s Cross, an M-Net hit soap, will next week hit the continent’s television screens on AfricaMagic channel, Showbiz Trends learnt.
The gripping final installment of the incredible story of Jacob Makhubu Abayomi will come to a close after a six year run.
“What a fascinating journey we’ve shared with Jacob over the past few years? It’s always sad to say goodbye to a sensational series like this, characters this vivid and memorable, but the time has come to finish the story of Abayomi’s and the Makhubu’s, their friends and their partners,” said Biola Alabi, MD, M-Net Africa.
“We’re comfortable it is the right time for this polished and well-told story to conclude, and while we will miss them. It is time for new stories and new characters. But you can bet that ‘Jacob’s Cross’ will have some twists and turns before the final credits are played so keep watching,” Alabi explained.
Dramatic and provocative, but always entertaining, ‘Jacob’s Cross’ has woven a tale of wealth, power and success around the fascinating idea of chasing, challenging and changing one’s destiny.
Starring Hlomla Dandala as Jacob, the series also boasted of talents like Moky Makura (Folake), Anthony Bishop (Prospero), Fabian Lojede (Bola), Nandi Nyembe (Thembi) and Jet Novuka (Andile). Other lead cast in the final season also includes Xolile Tshabalala (Busi), Kendra Etufunwa (Adana), Anthony Oseyemi (Shy), Jacqui Picering (Chi Chi), Patrick Nwenyi (Emeka), Rotimi Adelegan (Ade), Abena Ayivor (Abena) and Hlubi Mboya (Nzinga). The final season will also features Nigerian music superstar Banky W as special guest star.
Since its launch, the riveting African prime-time drama JACOB’S CROSS has ignited screens across Africa. Created by The Bomb Shelter production company for M-Net, JACOB’S CROSS debuted in Africa in January 2007.