Netflix to Launch First Original African Series “Queen Sono” in 2019

The series is named “QUEEN Sono“. The story line revolves around a secret agents who fights crime but also the battles of her own personal life. The lead role in “Queen Sono” will be played by South African beauty Pearl Thusi. The creators of the series claim that it will change the way everyone sees crime drama series in Africa.

Pearl Thusi

The director behind Queen Sono is Kagiso Lediga alongside executive Producer Tamsin Andersson. Both seasoned veterans of the entertainment industry have collaborated before on Romantic comedy Catching Feelings.

Netflix is looking to make an investment of around $8bn for the production of Queen Sono on the vast African Continent.

Netflix bought the rights to Lionheart which is an original Nigerian Film. The streaming giant plans to venture into Africa with a big band and completely capture this previously untouched market.


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