9 best new international movies to watch on Showmax this weekend, from The Invisible Man to Hustlers

THE INVISIBLE MAN | First on Showmax | Horror Golden Globe winner Elisabeth Moss (The Handmaid’s Tale) stars in this nail-biting horror-mystery, the ninth highest-grossing film globally of 2020 so far.  When Cecilia’s abusive ex takes his own life and leaves her his fortune, she suspects his death was a hoax. As a series of coincidences turn … More 9 best new international movies to watch on Showmax this weekend, from The Invisible Man to Hustlers

Maisha Magic, Showmax titles top Kalasha Awards 2020 with 14 nominations

The Kalasha Awards 2020 nominees were unveiled by the Kenya Film Commission, and like previous years, titles on Maisha Magic East and Maisha Magic Plus, which also air on Showmax, led with 14 nominations. Speaking on the news, Maisha Magic Head of Channel, Margaret Mathore, said these nominations further affirm MultiChoice’s commitment to supporting local … More Maisha Magic, Showmax titles top Kalasha Awards 2020 with 14 nominations

New docu-drama Chozi comes to Showmax

Chozi, the new docu-drama from Maisha Magic Plus, is now available to binge on Showmax. The 45-minute documentary narrates real-life stories of people who went through tragic experiences that ultimately changed their lives. Intertwined with every individual’s narration are fictional characters, who reenact these scenarios to make the show interactive and give the documentary a … More New docu-drama Chozi comes to Showmax

Showmax Pro brings UEFA Nations League live this week

The UEFA Nations League group playoffs continue this week with all the action coming to you live on Showmax Pro, courtesy of Supersport.  Some of the matches to watch out for include: Wednesday, 18 November UEFA Nations League: Matchday 6 – Albania vs Belarus, Georgia vs Estonia, Belgium vs Denmark, Bosnia and Herzegovina vs Italy, … More Showmax Pro brings UEFA Nations League live this week

Akin Omotoso’s The Ghost and the House of Truth comes to Showmax

The award-winning movie The Ghost and the House of Truth is now streaming on Showmax. Bola Ogun (BAFTA Breakthrough Brit winner Susan Wokoma from Enola Holmes) is a dedicated counsellor who facilitates reconciliation sessions between convicts and the victims of their crimes. But when her own daughter goes missing, her belief in forgiveness is tested. … More Akin Omotoso’s The Ghost and the House of Truth comes to Showmax

Lebo M, the legendary Lion King musician, gets first look trailer of his reality series

The trailer starts, like The Lion King, with Lebo M’s distinctive voice singing, “Nants’ Ingonyama,” from The Circle Of Life, off Hans Zimmer’s Oscar-winning soundtrack to the animated classic.   “I’ve worked with some of the biggest and greatest, most talented people in the world,” says Lebo M, who’s won a Grammy, been nominated for a Tony for … More Lebo M, the legendary Lion King musician, gets first look trailer of his reality series

What to watch on Showmax this November

FAMALAM S3 | Binge now, first on Showmax The BBC’s hilarious sketch comedy, Famalam, is back for its third season. Learn how to make White People Chicken, see our favourite aunties handle their nephew coming out, and discover Nollywood’s ‘finest’. We’ll also get to check out Idris Elba’s skill set (Idris Elba can do anything!), and watch … More What to watch on Showmax this November

Showmax renew Kenyan drama Monica for a third season

When Kenyan TV series Monica premiered on Showmax in 2019, it became an instant hit among fans, who praised Brenda Wairimu’s unlikely “fish-out-of-water” role as a girl from the ghetto who cons her way to a better life. Four months later, Monica was nominated for Best TV Drama and Best Lead Actress in a TV … More Showmax renew Kenyan drama Monica for a third season

Brian Ogola joins the cast of Selina, replaces Lenana Kariba in the role of Reagan Mackenzie

In case you haven’t heard, Brian Ogola has joined the cast of Reuben Odanga’s award-winning Swahili telenovela Selina. Selina, which airs weekly on Showmax and Maisha Magic East, follows the tortured romance between Pascal Tokodi’s Nelson and Celestine Gachuhi’s Selina. Ogola, who made his debut on Tuesday night, plays the role of Reagan Mackenzie, the … More Brian Ogola joins the cast of Selina, replaces Lenana Kariba in the role of Reagan Mackenzie