Premiered in June 2016 the show has amassed a vast, fanbase across the planet. The show is an adaptation of Telemundo’s telenovela ‘La Reina del Sur’, which itself is a successful adaptation from ‘eponymous’ novel released in 2002 written and illustrated by Spanish origin author Arturo Pérez Reverte. The creators M.A. Fortin and Joshua John Miller gained enormous – unexpected success from all four seasons commercially and critically.
Fans were updated for the upcoming 5th element of the series “Queen of the south” recently after the outstanding response recorded to the season 4th finale. The producer David Friendly has confirmed the season is back on track on filming and shooting after the massive pandemic break. The fans were desperate to know about the present situation of the production, which was renewed back in August of last year. But unfortunately, the pandemic played the antagonist’s role for development in the project.
Similarly, like other television shows all around the globe due to the coronavirus outbreak from March, ” Queen of the south” had to be shut down according to the worldwide priority.
After running the 13 episodes journey of season 4 from June 6, 2019, to August 29, 2019, on USA network, fans were eager to know the twist and turns in the further storyline. Although the production team assures the 5th element to the viewers, it has not been yet clarified the actual release date for the series. Maybe late 2020 or early in 2021 otherwise definitely by the end of 2021.
Still, the fans are calmed to hear the recent announcement by the higher officials.
One of the Instagram “Queen of the south ” fan page got the post from the producer confirming the “back to work” status of the cast and the whole team crew members.
Meanwhile, season 4 showrunner Dailyn Rodriguez confirmed on twitter that the rumours are correct by peppering it as an official update. He shared David Friendly’s post on Twitter by quoting “We are going back very very soon.”
which is comprised of: “It gives me great pleasure to let our fans know that unless another hurricane comes (NO TY!) we will soon resume shooting S5 on QOTS in the big easy.”
Friendly later thanked the supporters for being the best television fans and for a successful previous season and insured them for the ‘epic ride ‘ coming forth in season 5.
CAST AND PLOT:
Season 5 will undoubtedly be having the lead and central character of Teresa Mendoza (Alice Braga), with the expectation of the dramatic return of her ex-boyfriend James Valdez (Peter Gadiot). Teresa’s adventure will be uplifting to a higher stage and is believed to go after the judge. Her fight will see a much before decided than it was held to prevail.
Apart from the protagonist Alice Braga and Peter Gadiot, the series also stars- Justin Machado as Brenda Parra; Hemky Madera as Pote Galvez; Jon-Michael Ecker as Raymundo “El Güero” Davilla; Alfonso Herrera as Javier Jimenez; David Andrews as Judge Cecil Lafayette; Cory Hart as Randall Green; Derek Evans as Davis Lafayette; Julian Silva as Tony Parra; Ryan O’Nan as King George; Sofia Lama as Emila and Alimi Ballard as Marcel Dumas.
As the 4th season sums up the end of the journey for Silva, Evans, Heart, Lama, and Herrera, they are supposed to have no vital role in season 5. At the same time, the remaining supporting role characters might emerge as major game-changers and prominent ones in the upcoming storyline of this series.
As of now, it’s been widespread that the first episode is entitled as ‘Fantasmas’ something related to ghosts. The Russian people might be the antagonist, and the Romanticism can again get blemish between James and Teresa. Additionally, the deaths can also get declared in the following episodes.
WHAT HAPPENED PREVIOUSLY ON SHOW?
“Queen of the South” revolves around the main character woman named Teresa Mendoza who suffered the uttermost degree of poverty throughout the past and proceeded further to become the strongest and dominant drug union leader.
The 13th or last episode of the recent season reveals that the king gets to recognises that Marcel and his men were the reason for the demise of Birdie’s death.
Simultaneously Javier understands the passing away of Emilia involved Randall’s involvement. However, Randall, on the other hand, attempts to assassinate Teresa and finds he is caught in a trap and survives accordingly to escape. At the same time, Randall is also ordered by Cecil to kill Javier by putting gasoline over him and turning him in the fire. But While trying it on Javier, it turns out the own doom of Randall as the former grabs him in the fire with himself, resulting in at the end of both the characters. While James coming back helps Teresa as he notifies that her life was in danger.
Hence it will be interesting how the story turns in season 5 and which character gets the main screentime additionally.