Crime dramas are enjoyed by most of the folks in the world. And the one that has made its name to must watch list is the Queen of the South. This show has hooked all the people who love to watch progressive women and crime. The mixture of these two concepts is truly unique and has attracted a lot of Viewers. The show is currently running on season 5, and the season five finale is near. So now the viewers are eager to know whether the series will be returning for a season six or not. The series Queen of the South is an American crime drama television series that premiered on the 23rd of June 2016 on the US Network. This television drama is developed by M.A. Fortin and Joshua John Miller.
This show is based on a famous telenova named the La Reina del Sur. And both of these shows are adapted from the novel La Reina del Sur by a famous Spanish author Arturo Pérez-Reverte. The production for this series started in the year 2015, and the first season was revealed to the public the following year. On the 29th of August 2019, this series was renewed for season five. The production for season five had a lot of obstacles in the way. The production was suspended because of the Covid 19 Pandemic on the 14th of March 2020. But it later resumed somewhere in fall 2020. And the following year on the 21st of March 2021, the arrival of season five was announced.
Plot, Cast, and Awards
The story of this series revolves around a lady named Teresa Mendoza. She is a poor Mexican woman who builds an avast drug empire and becomes super-wealthy. She is shown to lives in the barrio of Culiacán in Sinaloa, Mexico, and falls in love with a member of the drug cartel. At the same time, she also tries to raise her life above the poor conditions that she is living in. But later, she is told that her boyfriend was murdered, which forces her to flee the country. She then crosses the United States Border and meats a person from her past. She teams up with him and plans to take down the ring leader of that drug ring who killed her boyfriend. And in this process, she ends up starting her own Drug distribution business and becomes super rich.
But this only brings her more problems of a very different kind. And how he deals with them and makes her way in this dark world. The lead role of Teresa Mendoza is played by Alice Braga. The other important characters in the series are Veronica Falcón as Doña Camila Vargas, Justina Machado as Brenda Parra, Peter Gadiot as James Valdez, Hemky Madera as Pote Galvez, Gerardo Taracena as Cesar “Batman” Guemes, Joaquim de Almeida as Don Epifanio Vargas, Jon-Michael Ecker as Raymundo “Güero” Davila, Nick Sagar as Alonzo Loya, Yancey Arias as Alberto Cortez, and many more. The series is also awarded many awards over the period of its airing. The series has won the Imagen Awards in the years 2017, 2018, and 2019 and the WIN awards in the year 2018.
Is Queen of the South returning for Season 6?
Many fans are super excited and already waiting for Queen of The South Season 6 after the nearing end of season five. But the sad news is that season five will serve as the finale for this series. The series is now set to end on the 6th of June this year. The Us Network announced this news prior to the series season five release. Season five consists of 10 episodes in total and the final episode is named ‘The End’ as it is supposed to be.
The production members have been very caring full not leak the big blast ending. But meanwhile, the fans are all making their speculations that how the series will end supposedly. They also wondered why the series is ending. For this, the makes have not given a clear answer to the fans. Maybe they just felt that the series had run its course now, and there is not much to be added to it.