The Queen Actress Zandile Msutwana who plays the role of Vuyiswa will be taking a break from our TV screen after she suffered serious injuries in an accident that occurred at her workplace.
Mzansi Magic announced the ill news saying that the actress will be temporarily replaced by TV personality and actress Thembisa Mdoda-Nxumalo after she sustained an injury on set.
“It is with both great sadness and excitement that we make this announcement. Zandile Msutwana, who plays Vuyiswa Maake, sustained an injury while on set. Unfortunately, Msutwana cannot carry out her duties and has been booked off to recover well at home,” read a statement from Mzansi Magic.
The production company said season five of The Queen needed to be wrapped up quickly which meant it cannot wait for Msutwana to get better before continuing with filming.
“From 19 April 2021, Thembisa Mdoda-Nxumalo will be gracing our screens as the new Vuyiswa Maake. We have no doubt that with Thembisa’s immense talent and skills, along with the support and guidance she has received from Msutwana, the character of Vuyiswa Maake will continue to steal the hearts of viewers,” read the statement.
No much details were given about the extent of the injury the actress suffered.