It was a special day for Africa when Netflix announced that the first ever African original series would be ‘Queen Sono’, directed by Kagiso Lediga and Tebogo Malope. The South African six part action thriller filmed in various locations on the African content, officially premiered February 28, 2020 on Netflix to rave reviews, with accolades that included being the #1 show in Kenya and South Africa.
The new series released through Diprente productions, tells the story of a South African spy agency and the life of lead character secret agent, Queen Sono, played by Pearl Thusi. The cast includes Vuyo Dabula, Sechaba Morohele, Chi Mhende, Loyiso Madinga, Rob van Vuuren, Kate Liquorish, Khathu Ramabulana and Enhle Maphumulo. So to not delay any further, check out the trailer below…
Watch Netflix’s QUEEN SONO Official Trailer
Queen Sono is an adult orphan who finds her purpose working for a spy agency dedicated to protecting the entire African continent. Queen’s loyalties are tested once she finds suspicious information about the assassination of her mother, a late political activist. To make matters worse, Queen must also get to the bottom of a rising terrorist conspiracy threatening all of Africa.