First South African Original Series acquired by Netflix.
Written by olucapri on March 19, 2019
Netflix’s newest local addition Shadow has finally launched. The series is set and filmed in the heart of Johannesburg, starring local talent, Pallance Dladla who plays the role of Shadow himself, and
Amanda Du Pont who plays Ashley, his love interest.
Following the brutal and unjust murder of a young girl, Johannesburg detective and former task force specialist, Shadrach ‘Shadow’ Khumalo, quits his job to become a fixer for people who, like him, have been failed by the criminal justice system. With the help of his former partner, Shadow cuts a swathe through the city’s underworld taking full advantage of a rare condition that affects his central nervous system: he is impervious to physical pain”