Brenda Fassie’s film finally gets the green light

Bongani Fassie is involved in a film about Brenda Fassie.

The contested biopic of late icon Brenda Fassie’s life is steaming ahead, with producers confident the film will be released in late 2020 or early 2021.Showbiz Bee announced in January last year that it had partnered with the Brenda Fassie estate and the Legaci Nova Entertainment group to produce a biopic about Brenda’s life and her journey to stardom.

However, Brenda’s former manager and producer Chicco Twala claimed that he had the rights to any film on the star’s life and had not given the companies permission to go ahead with the project.He was granted a court interdict, stopping the project from going ahead until it was decided who had the rights to make the film.While the film’s producers said they were not interested in meeting with Chicco to iron out their differences, they told TshisaLIVE the delays were costing them big time.

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