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Queen of the South 

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Teresa flees Mexico after her drug-runner boyfriend is murdered. Settling in Dallas she looks to become the country's reigning drug smuggler and to avenge her lover's murder.
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Alice Braga ...  Teresa Mendoza 53 episodes, 2016-2020
Hemky Madera ...  Pote Galvez 46 episodes, 2016-2020
Peter Gadiot ...  James / ... 40 episodes, 2016-2020
Veronica Falcón ...  Camila Vargas 39 episodes, 2016-2018
Nick Sagar ...  Detective Alonzo Loya 26 episodes, 2017-2018
Joaquim de Almeida ...  Don Epifanio Vargas 24 episodes, 2016-2018
Idalia Valles ...  Isabela Vargas / ... 24 episodes, 2016-2018
Juan Felipe Barrientos ...  The Charger / ... 22 episodes, 2016-2018
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Queen of the South tells the powerful story of Teresa Mendoza, a woman who is forced to run and seek refuge in America after her drug-dealing boyfriend is unexpectedly murdered in Mexico. In the process, she teams up with an unlikely figure from her past to bring down the leader of the very drug trafficking ring that has her on the run.

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USA | Mexico | Spain | Malta

Language:

English

Release Date:

23 June 2016 (USA) See more »

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Queen of the South See more »

Filming Locations:

Dallas, Texas, USA See more »

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16:9 HD
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The actor of James, Peter Gadiot is actually British, born in London to a Mexican mother. See more »

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Remake of La Reina del Sur (2011) See more »

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Queen of the south
22 July 2016 | by cmcgooSee all my reviews

Just watched the first 5 episodes in a row and that's the a first for me.This show is great ,fast paced and lots of interesting characters.This is also a first writing a review about any shows I've seen including game of throne and other good TV series's. recommended highly by me and i gave it top marks,watch and enjoy.

The story is of drugs and cartels and the intrigues within the cartels, and of the one woman who finds herself being drawn into this murky world of drugs ,killing and the people working for the drug barons.The main characters are interesting and you find yourself wondering how they will get to where they are obviously going to get to.Cant wait for the next episode.


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