Congratulations to South African actor Thapelo Mokoena who announced recently through social media that he bagged an acting role in a top UK series.
The show, titled BULLETPROOF 3, will see Mokoena star in a lead role alongside British actors Noel Clarke (Bishop) Ashley Walters (Pike) who target tough criminals in London’s East End.
The first season premiered in May of 2018 as a six-part action-drama series. The first episode got a viewership of almost 2 million making it one of the most viewed shows at the time.
The second season consisted of 6 episodes. Season 3 is currently in production, as we speak some scenes are being filmed here in Cape Town.
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BULLET PROOF 3 🇬🇧🇿🇦🎬 • The cats out the bag. It’s our time! I am incredibly grateful & proud to be part of this amazing UK series special. • Im forever grateful for this incredible journey in the Arts. Mission Take Africa to the World is well in progress. • I’m starring on the biggest UK cop series along side @ashleywalters, @noelclarke & @vvbrownskin . An absolute honour. The BAD BOYS of the UK are in South Africa! • Thank you to the @skyone family & @vertigo_films for trusting me with this role. • From our amazing #Trackers series opening on @hbo @cinemax in the USA & @zdfmediathek in Germany in a few weeks, to being on day 2 of filming the UK series. God I see You 🙏🏾 • Clink in the link in bio to read up more about BULLETPROOF .Coming soon• A big thank you to my @boss family for dressing my character on the show. No better fit 🕴🏿 • The Power of Potential is in Process. A God Dream! #BulletProof #KeepMoving #KeepChasing #ThisIsAfrica #AfriCAN 🌍🇬🇧🇿🇦✊🏾