Queen Sono is a television web series set in the locations of South Africa. This Crime drama is the first of Netflix’s first African original series.
The first season of the series was released on Netflix in February 2020 and it is created by Kagiso Lediga. Kagiso Lediga, along with Karabo Lediga and Camilo Saloojee, joining hands with Christopher Steenkamp and Muzi Dlamini has written the story. Kagiso Lediga along with taboo Malope has directed the series. The theme music is composed by Sauti sol and Sho Madjozi.
The first season with six episodes was highly praised for the geopolitical fresh look and how the historical references were chipped in. The extraordinary performance by the contemporary black heroine gave the first installment of the series a sure shot success. The story of the first season is all about a secret agent who solves the criminal operations while handling the crises in her personal life.
The story involves how a criminal attack in a soccer game is thwarted by the protagonist and how she locates the suspect using her intelligence from the TV room and also has the original political conflict showcased ass the rebel leader personally murders the queen’s grandmother which leads to an expectation of a huge political mess in the city of Johannesburg which could wave all over South Africa.
The first season has a lot of loose threads which convinces us that the creators have planned for more installments in this series.
In the second season it is anticipated that Ekaterina could have more power due to the declaration of a state of emergency and that the rebels will have more of funding from superior sources and the narrative may also play like Sandhu betrays Ekaterina and the queen unravels the mysteries of the death and how Sid reveals his love for queen’s mother Safiya. There also could be lots of other mysteries solved in the second series of the season.
WHO IS IN IT?
Pearl Thusi is the lead cast who performs the role of Queen Sono and Vuyu Dabula plays Shandu, a former spy while Sechaba Morojele is starred as Dr.Sid and Miri are played by Chi Mhende. Loyiso Madinga performs the role of Ekaterina Gromovaand Khathu Ramabulana performs as William. Abigail Kubeka stars as Mazet. Almost all the characters enact the same in season two as in the previous season.
In general, Netflix waits for three to six weeks to either renew or cancel new seasons after the previous seasons and at this time due to the overwhelming response from the subscribers in committed to the series as a whole.
It is anticipated that the season two of the series is on its way and will be aired by February 2021 after getting the recommissioned order though there is no official confirmation on the exact date of release.