British actress Kate Beckinsale is in Cape Town to film The Widow, a new TV series to be aired next year.

The 44-year-old beauty was seen on set, on the sweltering city streets. She also posted a video on her Instagram feed on Saturday of her interacting with a cheetah cub as the Cheetah Outreach near Somerset West.

Earlier she posted a picture from the set of The Widow, while filming at Cape International Airport.


Remaining cheerful even though these wieners have boiled to nothing

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The Widow is the newest project from screenwriting brothers Harry and Jack Williams – responsible for hits Liar and The Missing. Beckinsale plays Georgia Wells, who attempts to uncover the truth behind her husband’s disappearance after he is reported dead following a plane crash in the Congo.

According to the Daily Mail, Beckinsale travelled to Cape Town with her mother, Judy.

Picture: Instagram

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