Showmax is starting the New Year with a bang. They have just unveiled a first-look teaser and key art for the highly-anticipated second season of Kenyan drama series Single Kiasi.
Single Kiasi season 2 will premiere on Monday 16 January 2023.
Directed by Insignia Productions duo Grace Kahaki and Philippe Bresson, Single Kiasi follows the lives of three women in Nairobi – Sintamei, Mariah, and Rebecca. They go through the ups and downs of marriage, relationships, and their careers. It also explores the strong bond of friendship that these women share.
Single Kiasi S2 is Coming to Showmax
Season two picks up a couple of months after the shocking events of the season one finale that threw uncertainty over their love lives. We are about to see the characters experiencing transformational events that will impact their friendship in unforeseen ways.
Gathoni Mutua, Minne Kariuki, and Faith Kibathi are reprising their roles as leads Sintamei, Mariah, and Rebecca respectively. Also returning are Michael Munyoki (A Grand Little Lie), Brian Abajah (Sincerely Daisy), Kevin Maina, Walter Bruce Opiyo, Derek Bbanga and Maggie Kiundi.
Some of the new cast joining the second season includes Grace Wacuka (A New Christmas) as Olivia, Fidel Maithya (Selina); Quincy Rapando (Zora); Ian Mbugua (Chaguo); Mufasa Kibet aka Mufasa Poet (Crime and Justice); and Ciku Shire (Famous), plus a few more.
With this announcement of Single Kiasi season two, it’s going to be another exciting year for the film and TV industry in Kenya. Showmax is lining up more titles for its Kenyan subscribers in 2023. These include the highly-anticipated The Real Housewives of Nairobi.
In 2022 alone, Showmax released six Original titles in Kenya;
- Single Kiasi S1 in January
- Police procedural Crime and Justice S2 in February
- The thriller series Igiza in May
- Political thriller County 49 in August,
- Kibera-set crime drama series Pepeta in November
- A Familiar Christmas, Kenya’s first-ever Christmas feature in December.