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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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Series cast summary:
Alice Braga ...  Teresa Mendoza 52 episodes, 2016-2019
Hemky Madera ...  Pote Galvez 45 episodes, 2016-2019
Veronica Falcón ...  Camila Vargas 39 episodes, 2016-2018
Peter Gadiot ...  James / ... 39 episodes, 2016-2019
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
Jon-Michael Ecker ...  El Guero / ... 21 episodes, 2016-2019
Yancey Arias ...  General Cortez / ... 21 episodes, 2017-2018
Molly Burnett ...  Kelly Anne Van Awken 21 episodes, 2017-2019
Joseph T. Campos ...  Boaz Jimenez / ... 21 episodes, 2016-2019
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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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All Hail the Queenpin


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USA | Spain | Malta | Mexico

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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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Trivia

The exterior shots of the club Camilla uses are of the world famous Lizard Lounge, including the side entrance seen at the end of episode 3. The interior is an entirely different building altogether as the floor space is much larger than any inside the Lizard Lounge, and lacks its trademark stained glass windows. See more »

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

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Better Than the Rating Suggests
30 June 2016 | by msva4See all my reviews

I am honestly very surprised at the low rating for this show. I consider myself a movie and TV snob who completely dislikes the same old same junk from CBS, NBC, and Fox, etc. I love Breaking Bad, Fargo, True Detective, Happy Valley, Sherlock and other quality shows that are similar. This show is no Breaking Bad, but it is enjoyable! For the first 2 episodes I have been pleasantly surprised. Give it a shot! The episodes move quickly and so far, I'm blue at the end that I have to wait another week to see what happens next. The acting is solid, the script is good so far, and if they can keep it up this will be a great show for the long run! I hope it stays around!


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