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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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Teresa must solidify a new business deal to take down an enemy - but an unexpected visitor arrives.


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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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Storyline

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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All Hail the Queenpin


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Country:

USA | Mexico | Spain | Malta

Language:

English

Release Date:

23 June 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Queen of the South See more »

Filming Locations:

Dallas, Texas, USA See more »

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Stereo

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Color

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16:9 HD
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Trivia

Peter Gadiot's character James Valdez was uniquely not in Spanish author Arturo Pérez-Reverte's original novel on which the series is based, but simply added for additional dramatic effect. See more »

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

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La Reina del Sur (2011)
20 May 2017 | by jft-33531See all my reviews

I found "Queen of the South" (2016) to be very similar to "La Reina del Sur" (2011) with both portraying Teresa Mendoza's life story surrounded by corrupted cops, politicians, drug traffickers and dealers wrestling for power and control of Colombia's cocaine import business to Mexico and the United States but the story line and events ave very different. I enjoyed them both very much but am partial to the earlier version which is more colorful and authentic in my opinion even though it is in Spanish with subtitles. Both are currently available on Netflix.


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