Neomi Ng’ang’a [Photo: @neominganga]

Neomi Ng’ang’a, together with veteran film personalities Raymond Ofula and Peter Kamau, are set to star as celebrity judges for hundreds of aspiring and established thespians and actors who have expressed interest in being the ‘Next Superstar’.

The three have been entrusted with the tough task of screening, inspiring and shaping the young actors to play strategic roles at the highest levels of film production.

Participants will recruit their own teams and compete with each other during the show, which is the first acting reality show in Kenya produced by payTV company StarTimes Kenya.

Vetaran actor Raymond Ofula in Karen, Nairobi on Tuesday, December 18 2108.Ofula, has been a professional film actor in the country and beyond for over 40 years and is known for Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life (2003), To Walk with Lions (1999) and Makutano Junction (2007) [David Njaaga,Standard]

The show provides a platform to discover ordinary people with talent, and to help them realise their dreams as professional actors, while contributing to their careers and self-belief by giving them the opportunity to shine.

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Contestants who emerge among the top three will participate in the making of a Kenyan film set to be released across several local cinema halls.