Netflix has released a teaser trailer and first look images for its first original African series Queen Sono starring Pearl Thusi. It premieres on February 28, 2020.
After the assassination of her mother, Queen Sono grows up to become a kick- ass yet unconventional spy devoted to protecting the people of Africa. During a dangerous field assignment, Queen unknowingly uncovers shocking details about her mother’s death, sparking her own truth-finding mission.
The series also features Vuyo Dabula as Shandu, an ex-spy who has taken a different path. Sechaba Morojele as Dr Sid, director of the SOG, with Chi Mhende, Loyiso Madinga, and Rob Van Vuuren, playing agents on his team.
Kate Liquorish plays Ekaterina, heiress of an oligarch family with ulterior motives. Khathu Ramabulana plays Queen’s childhood friend, William, now in a relationship with Enhle Maphumulo’s Nova. Abigail Kubekha plays Mazet, Queen’s beloved Gogo (grandmother), who has always supported Queen – no matter the trouble she gets herself into. Rounding out the talented supporting cast are Connie Chiume, Otto Nobela and James Ngcobo.
Watch the teaser below: