Ahead of the February debut, Netflix has released the official trailer for its first African original series ‘Queen Sono’.
The series will debut on the streaming service on 28 February 2020.
Queen Sono brings a solid cast which includes Pearl Thusi, Vuyo Dabula, Enhle Mbali Maphumulo, Loyiso Madinga and Khathu Ramabulana.
Pearl Thusi star the role of a spy in a South African agency – taking on dangerous missions. Vuyo Dabula plays Shandu, an ex-spy who has taken a different path. Sechaba Morojele plays Dr Sid, director of the SOG; with Chi Mhende, Loyiso Madinga, and Rob Van Vuuren, playing agents on his team. Kate Liquorish plays Ekaterina, heiress of an oligarch family with ulterior motives. Khathu Ramabulana plays Queen’s childhood friend, William, now in a relationship with Enhle Maphumulo’s Nova.
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Abigail Kubekha plays Mazet, Queen’s beloved Gogo, who has always supported Queen – no matter the trouble she gets herself into. Rounding out the talented supporting cast are Connie Chiume, Otto Nobela and James Ngcobo.
The six-part series is being produced by Diprente, the Johannesburg-based production company behind Catching Feelings, Late Nite News with Loyiso Gola and the latest Matwetwe.
Showrunner and director Kagiso Lediga, will be joined by director Tebogo Malope, with both directing three episodes each. The team will be led by executive producer Tamsin Andersson.
Check out the trailer below: