Netflix Renews Queen Sono For Second Season

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Netflix, via its South African Twitter account, has announced the renewal of its inaugural African series Queen Sono for a second season.

The six-episode first season follows South African actor Pearl Thusi as the main character, as she protects her country in her job as a spy. Throughout the season, Thusi uncovers the mystery surrounding her mother, a freedom fighter and anti-apartheid leader’s death.

In the second season, Queen will continue her quest for the truth and revenge across Africa. She will also continue to navigate an intriguing love life and make more discoveries about her family on the road.

Speaking on the show, Director Kagiso Lediga stated her happiness that Netflix has recommitted for the next season saying, “I am so excited by the appetite for African stories and that Netflix is continuing to partner with us to bring to life the next chapter of Queen’s story and showcase it to the world”

The main characters including Pearl Thusi, Vuyo Dabula, and Sechaba Morojele are expected to return in the new season.

Netflix is expected to debut another African original series, Blood & Water – set in Cape Town, South Africa, soon. The company has also announced its first Nigerian original series by acclaimed Nigerian director, Akin Omotoso as they continue to spread slowly bring African originals into their catalog.

Story culled from All Africa.

Featured Image: Chris Duys / Netflix

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