Deon Meyer, rhino horn and that one time I met Shannon Elizabeth

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Lemmer’s First Law: Don’t get involved. But when Emma le Roux looks at him with pleading eyes, when the roof of his Karoo house needs big repairs, when the cause is good and just, laws can be broken. So he sighs, and says, yes, he’ll ride shotgun for two rare black rhinos. Bad decision. Because on a dark and dusty road in Limpopo, they stick a Smith & Wesson Model 500 against his head. They kick him and beat him, they lie, they deceive him, and they steal his Glock, the one with his fingerprints all over it. They should have killed him. And now he goes after them–the start of a trail of violence that will run the length and breadth of a country, and touch many lives.

True fans familiar with these words will immediately recognize it from Deon Meyer’s 2010 novel, Trackers, one of his most ambitious works to date. And with most ambitious we mean that it is thicker than The BibleTrackers is actually four books slapped into one, with the characters and story lines cleverly woven into a fine and intricate tapestry of #sulkefokkenbaieleeswerk! It is no wonder then, that it was decided by the powers that be, to turn this masterpiece into a high end television series of the same name!

It was first announced at the end of December last year, that M-Net signed a collaboration deal with Germany’s public broadcaster, ZDF. But there was actually a bigger  announcement today: Trackers is going to be co-produced by Cinemax! Who is Cinemax? Oh, only the guys who were responsible for Banshee! Quality, boet! Fokken quality!

Filming for Trackers has already started in locations across South Africa and I would really like to find out where all this is going down because I want to borrow a horse saddle from someone and go ride a rhino. I already have the boots. I actually have lots of rhino experience, but not as a rhino rodeo yet, so I would really like to develop this skill in particular. You see, the last time I had an opportunity like this, I was completely distracted by Hollywood actress, Shannon Elisabeth. Around four years ago, I had the opportunity to spent the whole day with her as her second shadow and camera guy, filming her conservation work with rhinos. Shannon allowed me to use some of the footage I shot for her (there are tons) and we also did a quick interview at the end of the day which I could use for myself.
You have no idea how chuffed I am to fit this brag into the article:

In Shannon Elizabeth’s own words “Va kay yay?”
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