Queen of the South Season 5: American crime drama series is coming with its fifth season. Here’s everything you need to know about it.
- Queen of the South is one of the best shows on the USA network. It’s been a massive hit on Netflix too.
- The crime drama show is coming back for its fifth season on USA Network. Sadly, it will be the last of the series.
- The previous season (fourth) of the super hit crime drama series premiered on the USA Network from June 6, 2019, to August 29, 2019.
So, the super hit American crime drama TV series Queen of the South is coming back for a fifth season on USA Network. Much to the surprise of the fans, this will be the final season of the series, as announced on March 8, 2021. In the upcoming season, we will see Alice Braga and her cartel in a new part of the world. Fans are super-excited about the series finale as it will showcase Mendoza ultimate fate. Here is everything we know about Queen of the South season five.
Queen of the South Plot
Queen of the South is an adaptation of the hit telenovela La Reina del Sur, that aired on USA’s sister network Telemundo. Both shows are live-action adaptations of the novel La Reina Del Sur by author Arturo Perez-Reverte.
The series focuses on Teresa Mendoza (Alice Braga), a poor Mexican woman who rises from the streets to the lord of the world’s biggest drug empire. The show showcases her rise the power.
Queen of the South Season 5 Release Date & Trailer
On March 5, 2021, the season five trailer arrived on the official YouTube channel of the show. The trailer promises a riveting, action-packed and thrilling finale.
What will happen in Queen of the South season 5?
Russians will be on the run for Teresa as they are firm to see her drug business fall. As per some reports, we will also see the DEA getting involved. After the cliffhanger from the last season, we are confident that the final season will be a thrilling affair.
Queen of the South season 5 cast:
All the lead actors from the previous season are expected to return for the series finale. Leading the cast will be the ‘queen of the south’, Teresa Mendoza (played by Alice Braga).
Pote Galvez (Hemky Madera), James Valdez (Peter Gadiot), Alonzo Loya (Nick Sagar) and Alejandro Barrios (Chicho) will return for the upcoming season. One character who will not be returning is Tony Parra (Julian Silva) after he was killed in an explosion in the last season’s finale.
Season 5 will see Molly Burnett, who plays Kelly Anne, a member of Mendoza’s cartel, promoted to series regular. Pasha Lychnikoff joins the cast as Kostya. The showrunners of the series revealed James Valdez will be a series regular in the final season.
USA Network and Netflix release date
Season five will air on USA Network from April 7, 2021. It will be added to Netflix in March or April 2022. Netflix adds new seasons 11-12 months after they premiere.
Queen of the South is one hell of a crime drama. You shouldn’t miss it. You can watch season 1 to 4 on Netflix.
Stay tuned for more news about Queen of the South season 5!