Atandwa Kani and Love By Chance US co-Stars all set for premiere

Atandwa Kani and Altovise Lawrence.

Atandwa Kani and Altovise Lawrence.

Thrilling news for Mzansi movie lovers: Three of the American stars of the South African-US co-production Love by Chance are here in Mzansi for the premiere of the romantic comedy.

Desi Banks, Ja’el Roberson and Terri J Vaughn will also attend a film junket with local star Atandwa Kani, who has also been recently cast in Marvel’s upcoming superhero film The Black Panther.

Atandwa Kani and Terri J Vaughn
Atandwa Kani who is the son of legendary director, actor and playwright John Kani, stars as the male lead in Love by Chance. Altovise Lawrence is the leading lady which acts next to the tall, dark and handsome male lead. Altovise Lawrence is the winner of Top Actor Africa – the first season,; she acts as leading lady Bailey in Love by Chance. The movie tells a story of two aspiring South African actors who are independently chasing the American Hollywood dream. The pair unexpectedly land up in the Hollywood of the South, Atlanta, Georgia aka “Hotlanta,” pursuing their acting dreams in a foreign country, while trying to live a balanced life with friends and finding love. Needless to say that nothing comes easy.

Love By Chance Cast
The film is directed by award-winning international film and television producer and director Samad Davis, who also created and produced the ‘Top Actor Africa’ television format. Director Davis describes ‘Love by Chance’ as a pioneering film because it brings together US and South African talent and bridges cultural and continental divides against the backdrop of a comedy.

Love By Chance
The film is produced by Atlanta-based, independent and experienced producer Ty Johnston-Chavis, co-producer Errol Sadler, associate producer Cristina Davis, line producer James Few, and producer Samad Davis, along with the South African producers behind the hit romcom ‘Mrs Right Guy’, Dumi Gumbi and Catharina Weinek.

Love By Chance cast
Included in the sterling cast of local and international favourites and new entrants are Altovise Lawrence’s co-competitor in ‘Top Actor South Africa’ Nicholas Nkuna, and Denise Zimba, known for her role as Mary Gumede in the hit soapie ‘Generations’.
Love by Chance
Love by Chance
premieres in South Africa on 5 May 2017, and is distributed by Indigenous Film Distribution. Watch the trailer here:




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