Queen Sono, was the first American thriller that was produced and made in the African continent. The thriller was a Netflix Original and made its debut on international televisions in 2020. The show aired on Netflix and received a lot of attention from the audience. It was praised by the audience and critics also appreciated the concept of the show. The series received an impressive 91% fresh rating on the popular review platform Rotten Tomatoes and caught a lot of attention as it was the first Netflix Original that was made in South Africa.
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Queen Sono is the first American thriller that was made in South Africa. The series received abundant reception from the fans, and Netflix was looking forward to bring out more seasons of the show. It was the first original content based in African and Netflix was eager to work towards the return of Queen Sono with a second season. There are reports that the show has been canceled and the fans of the show are upset with this news.
Queen Sono plot
Queen Sono has been Created and Directed by Kagiso Lediga. The series follows the story of the character that is played by Pearl Thusi. She is an African spy who is carrying out the most dangerous operation. She is also dealing with serious issues in her personal life. The first season ended with many cliffhangers and the incomplete plots made the fans demand for a second season even more. The show revolves around Queen Sono’s past, and the audience was expecting to get the events to get unfolded.
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Why was Queen Sono Season 2 canceled?
There were reports that revealed about the cancellation of “Queen Sono”. The news was revealed by the South African media outlet News24. According to reports, the show has been canceled due to the pandemic times. Netflix has canceled the show and will be moving forward with this difficult decision of canceling the second season of the spy thriller.
Netflix released an official statement, “We’ve made the difficult decision not to move forward with season 2 of Queen Sono; a huge thank you to our fans across the world for love revealed for our first African Original series. Netflix is very thankful to the cast and crew for their heavenly efforts in creating this show for our members around the world. We’ll continue to work closely with South Africa’s creative industry to keep producing more compelling ‘Made-in-South Africa’ stories.”
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What were we expecting from the Queen Sono Season 2?
The first season had six episodes and revolved around the character of Pearl Thusi as Queen Sono. She is playing a spy who is protecting her country and is also solving her mother’s mystery, who was also a freedom fighter.
The first season was shot in multiple locations, that includes South Africa, Lagos, Nigeria, Kenya, and Tanzania. Queen Sono and her teammates were seen fighting with the Russian heiress Ekaterina who is trying to take over South Africa.
In the second season, the fans were expecting to see Queen Sono continue her fight with Ekaterina and Watu Wema looking. Season 2 of the show was also expected to shed light on the past of Queen Sono’s mother as well.