After having completed 4 seasons successfully, American TV series Queen of the South will soon be coming up with a new season. It’s been almost a year since the fourth season came out. So, fans are very eager to know about when Queen of the South Season 5 will hit our television screens. Here’s all we know about it.
Queen of the South Season 5 latest updates
After the fourth season of the series premiered on June 6, 2019, it was renewed for a fifth season two months later. Till the beginning of March this year, season 5 was in its production stages. But, because of the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, the production of the fifth season was shut down.
Just like many other series and movies, guessing when it will resume is presently very difficult. However, we can expect Queen of the South Season 5 to release by in December 2023 or in the beginning of 2023 if its production resumes soon.
The storyline of the series
Queen of the South is an English adaptation of the Spanish TV series La Reina del Sur. The previously mentioned series is inspired by a novel of the same name by Spanish author Arturo Pérez-Reverte. The show follows the story of a lady named Teresa Mendoza. Mendoza is on the run from the Mexican cartel and is looking for asylum in America. There she expands her drug empire. So, this poor lady becomes rich through the expansion of this business.
Mexican drug ballads serve as an inspiration for the plot of this show. Also, it is said to be based on the real-life stories of Mexican drug lords, especially a lady called Sandra Ávila Beltrán. Sandra, who’s one of the first boss-level female drug traffickers in the world is known as the Queen of the Pacific.
What to expect from Queen of the South Season 5?
Season 4 left a great scope for the character development of Teresa in the fifth season. We might see how she’ll strengthen her image as a boss-drug trafficker. Also, she’s enraged and all set to create havoc after Tony’s death in the previous season.
So, the fifth season might bring more action, crimes, and revenge. The new season of this thriller drama will for sure be worth the wait! Stay tuned to get all the latest updates about Queen of the South Season 5.