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Four best friends go through the hoops of life, love and everything else. Binge S1 on Showmax now and catch new episodes of Season 2 every Monday.

Set in Johannesburg, Adulting explores the parallel universes of four varsity friends. Their strong bond has held them together even as their journeys in life have taken them in very different directions.

Adulting is an eight-part 18SN drama and is the first Showmax Original from Tshedza Pictures, the production company behind the International Emmy-nominated telenovela The River and the SAFTA Best TV Drama winner The Republic. Tshedza Pictures’ co-founders Phathu Makwarela and Gwydion Beynon have won five Best Scriptwriting SAFTA awards in the last four years. 

All four lead cast are returning for Season 2: The Feather Awards’ Hunk of the Year Thembinkosi Mthembu (Outlaws, Shaka iLembe and The River) as Bonga, Nhlanhla Kunene (The River, Lavish) as fan-favourite Eric, Thabiso Rammusi (The Suit) as Mpho, and Luthando BU Mthembu (Big Brother Mzansi) as Vuyani, who recently won the Best Dressed On Screen Personality Award at the GQ Best Dressed 2023 Awards. 

Breakout star Londeka Sishi is also returning as Nkanyezi, while new cast members include SAFTA nominees Samkelo Ndlovu and Thembi Seete (Gomora), not to mention Gaisang K Noge (The Wife) and Nomalanga Shozi (Rhythm City). 

All episodes of Adulting S1 are ready to binge on Showmax and new episodes of Season 2 land every Monday until 26 February 2024.

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