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USA Network’s New Series “Queen of the South” Premieres Tonight at 10/9c

Tired of the same old police procedurals?  Have you finished binge-watching your latest find on Netflix?  Need a summer affair to help keep things fresh?  The USA Network is premiering its brand new show Queen of the South just in time to keep you from getting bored.  Based on the global best-selling novel “La Reina Del Sur”, by Arturo Pérez-Reverte, this original drama series will bring some heat to your Thursday nights.

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 with an unlikely figure from her past to bring down the leader of the very drug trafficking ring that has her on the run.

Starring Alice Braga (“I Am Legend”) as Teresa, the series also stars Verónica Falcón (“Besos de Azúcar”) as Camila Vargas, Justina Machado (“Six Feet Under”) as Brenda Parra, Peter Gadiot (“Tut”) as James, Hemky Madera (“Weeds”) as Pote Galvez and Gerardo Taracena (“Apocalypto”) as Cesar “Batman” Guemes.  Guest stars include Joaquim de Almeida (“Our Brand is Crisis”), Jon Ecker (“Narcos”) and James Martinez (“Breaking Bad”).

Plus, you won’t want to miss a guest appearance by Mark Consuelos in Episode 102 airing on Thursday, June 30th!

Meet The Queen as she begins to tell the story of Teresa Mendoza and learn more about Teresa (ALICE BRAGA).

Also introducing:

Camila Vargas (VERÓNIA FALCÓN)

James (PETER GADIOT)

Pote (HEMKY MADERA)

Batman (GERARDO TARACENA)

Set a reminder on your calendar now!  You won’t want to miss a minute of the intrigue and excitement.

Learn more about Queen of the South at http://www.usanetwork.com/queenofthesouth

The drama is executive produced by David T. Friendly (“Little Miss Sunshine,” “Courage Under Fire”), along with M.A. Fortin and Joshua John Miller (“The Final Girls”).  Scott Rosenbaum (“Gang Related”) serves as showrunner.  The pilot was written by Fortin and Miller, directed by Charlotte Sieling and executive produced by Pancho Mansfield (“Damien”).  Fox 21 Television Studios developed and produced the pilot and runs lead on the co-production with Universal Cable Productions.

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