Kate del Castillo reprises her role for season three of 'La Reina Del Sur'
The famous series 'La Reina del Sur' released a trailer for its new season. The Mexican actress reprises the star role.
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The television series La Reina del Sur, which focuses on the violence and power of drug cartels in Mexico, will soon release a third season. Fans of La Reina del Sur, who were anxiously awaiting this moment, were finally able to watch a trailer of what is going to happen in the new season. Star Kate Del Castillo shared the trailer on her social media.
The Mexican actress plays the character Teresa Mendoza: a woman of her same nationality of humble origins who became a legend of the drug trade. The first seasons on La Reina del Sur came out in 2011 and the second one came out in 2019.
Continuing the last episodes of the second season, which won an Emmy Award for Best Foreign Language Prime Time Series, season three of the thriller begins with Teresa serving a sentence in prison.
The hope of meeting her daughter Sofía, after four years without seeing her keeps Teresa strong and focused on an escape plan to Mexico. After collaborating with her friends and overcoming numerous obstacles, Teresa rejoined her daughter to protect her from her old enemies, and must face new dangerous adventures.
The premiere date of the new season is still uncertain. However, after being postponed in 2021 due to the pandemic, it is expected that the new episodes will air in 2022. Shooting took place in various Latin American locations in countries, such as Argentina, Bolivia, Colombia, Peru and Mexico.
La Reina del Sur is a Telemundo and Netflix production. The first company is in charge of broadcasting the television series in the U.S. and Puerto Rico; and the streaming platform distributes it to the rest of the world.
A hit in the United States
The series is based on a book of the same name written by Spanish author Arturo Pérez-Reverte, published in 2002.
The first season of the television version of La Reina del Sur was a total success in the United States, where it achieved audience peaks in the first week of its broadcast. On Netflix, the second season was in the top 10 productions with the highest number of viewers.
In addition to the Spanish-language version, La Reina del Sur has an English name too. It's called Queen of the South, and was released on Netflix in 2016. The show stars Alice Braga, Verónica Falcón and Justina Machado.