ABOUT THE FILM
About The Jakes Movie
Release Date: 23rd October
Janice is a super power lawyer who’s bored of being married and a mother. She wants her youth back until she is forced to relocate to small town. A journey to rediscover herself as a woman, mother and wife. In this strange place, amongst the craziest people she finds her love.
One of SA’s talented actresses who braces our TV screens everyday on Isibaya. She is no stranger to Hollywood on productions such as ‘Luck, Revenge, District 9’. Her SA career includes Jacobs Cross, Swop, Zero Tolerance. A powerful woman, wife and mother. Mampho is on fire.
He fell inlove and moved to SA to marry the love of his life. Driven by success and the pressure of work, he doesn’t even realize his wife is unhappy and wants to leave him. Until they are forced to face their problems and find a way back to each other.
His film experience: Lead role in Taste of Rain , Safe House, History of the US, The Lost Future, Luck, Time of the Snake, Flashback of a Fool, Hansie, Three days to Jones Town, Big Fellas, Snitched, Highway.
A teenage boy obsessed with music, which turns his entire family life upside down. He had to leave his friends and music – it was all over until he falls inlove with Page. His entire perspective on life changes.
A young talented taking on major roles in drama’s such as Justice for All, Zero Tolerance, Bay of Plenty, Soul Buddyz, Saints and Sinners, Z’bondiwe. He is also a presenter on ETV’s youth talk show Craz-E. His films include: Kanda Khulu, Lost Innocence, Winnie, Queen of Kwate.
A charming student with a beautiful voice. She starts a relationship with Simon but most importantly they partner up to win the annual choir festival which they have lost every other year.
Landed her first acting role on the TV show iSibaya and now on Umlilo. She has her 1st feature film ‘Tell Me Sweet Something’ also releases this year.
The charismatic Reverend in the small town of Pumpkin Valley. He takes care of people when the Police need to protect them.
SA actor best known for his role as flamboyant gangster Georgie “Papa G” Zamdela in the soap opera Isidingo. His film work include Cry the Beloved Country, Mapantsula, Bunny Chow, Know Thyself. His theatre career spans over 30 years. He also an acclaimed writer having penned 7 plays.
Wife to Rev. Reynolds. She is the mother everyone looks up to. Janice finds comfort and advice in Grace.
A renowned singer, songwriter, musical arranger and actress performing to critical acclaim across Africa, Europe, Asia, appearing alongside stars such as Eartha Kitt, Percy Sledge and Monk Montgomery.She is a recipient of the Woman of our Time Award as well as a Lifetime Achievement Award.
One of the neighbours – friends with Mary-Anne and Candi, they don’t quite get on with Janice. They do however have an eye for her husband.
Nicole broke with her major role in the tv series Let Heaven Wait. She has featured in films such as Dredd, Punzi, Chronicle. Her dramas include Intersexions, Binneland, The Message, Mzansi Manje and Swartwater.
One of the neighbours – friends with Jenny and Candi, they don’t quite get on with Janice. They do however have an eye
for her husband.
Best known for her magnificent role as Helen Patterson on Generations, other soaps include Isidingo, Egoli, Suburban Bliss, Die Vierde Kabinet,
Voetr van Goud, Die Casper Rasper Show, Haak and Steek, Zing, Popstars, Jozi Streets, Swartwater.
One of the neighbours – friends with Jenny and Mary-Anne, they don’t quite get on with Janice. They do however have an eye for her husband.
A stand-up comedienne and actress. She made her acting debut on the soap Isibaya. She has performed at major comedy festivals: The Blacks Only Showcase, SA Comic’s Choice Awards, Late Night with Loyiso Gola, Laugh out Loud.
He runs the little town and his very protective. So when Donald arrives, he is not happy about it. But they have to find a way to work together.
People know him as Stefan Ferreira in the drama Erfsondes. His works include Riemvasmaak, Askies, Getroud Met Rugby, Swartwater. His films: Red Dust, Safe House, Stander, Superhelde.
She is the towns magazine Editor, who features the towns happenings. She is tasked to do an article on the town renovations and Donald Banks She did not expect to fall in love with him.
Introduced to SA through the film Material. Her works include The Wild High Rollers and now Isidingo. Her theatre productions include Locked, The Colonel Bird, The Black and white, Othello, A Style of the Eye, Vessel, Qaphela Caesar, Wintertime and Click-x-cess & Suitcase
He wants to be the ultimate bad guy, problem is he has no idea how to be one.
His career spans over theatre
and musicals, television and film. His Television: Interrogation Room, Hard Copy, Fishy Feshuns, Backstage, Charlie Jade, Transito, Hopeville Sopaies: 7de Laan, Rhythym City. Jody has since expanded his career into writing, producing and directing feature films.
He works for Fred. Not the sharpest tool in the shed. His only competition is the other stooge Clyde who also works with them.
His ability to pull off gangster roles is extraordinary with productions such as , Yizo Yizo. Zone 14, Izoso Connexion, Swartwater, Getroud Met Rugby. His film works: Race-ist, Max and MOna, The Flyer, Tsotsi, Triomf, The Bang Bang Club, Safe House
He works for Fred. Not the sharpest tool in the shed. His only competition is the other stooge Fester who also works with them.
His career includes Generations, Kalaharioasis, Gaz’lam, Justice for All, Home Coming, Mzani, Mtunzini.com, Mindset. His film work includes Leon Schusters Oh Shucks I’m Gatvol.
The ultimate bad guy who is about to pull off one of the biggest arms deals in SA, until all of his plans are crushed when Simon witnesses his goons commit a crime.
You will know him as Mike Jennings from Backstage. His film works includes Hooded Angels, Berserkers and Beauty and the Beast, Inside Out, The Queen’s Messenger, Sturm Der Liebe, Slash, No Man’s Gold, The Rose Grower, Stander.