Queen of the South: Must-See on USA Network
Big TV noticias that we are excited to share with you: the Queen of the South is coming to the USA Network and in English! The original drama series is based on the global best-selling novel “La Reina Del Sur,” by internationally-acclaimed author Arturo Pérez-Reverte. The literary page-turner also yielded one of the most popular super series of all time for USA’s sister network, Telemundo.
For those who don’t know, the Queen of the South tells the powerful story of Teresa Mendoza, a woman who is forced to run and seek refuge in America after her drug-dealing boyfriend is unexpectedly murdered in Mexico. In the process, she teams with an unlikely figure from her past to bring down the leader of the very drug trafficking ring that has her on the run. Starring Alice Braga (“City of God”) as Teresa, as well as Veronica Falcón (“Besos de Azúcar”) as Camila Vargas, and Justina Machado (“Six Feet Under”) as Brenda Parra, it is great to see a drama series with women leads! Mujer power, right?!
The drama is executive produced by David T. Friendly (“Little Miss Sunshine,” “Courage Under Fire”), along with M.A. Fortin and Joshua John Miller (“The Final Girls”).
There premiere is just around the corner, on Thursday, June 23rd at 10 PM EST with the USA Network. Make sure you set your DVR/phone reminder/whatever you need to do to make sure you don’t miss it!