USA Network Greenlights Third Season of Hit Series QUEEN OF THE SOUTH

USA Network announced that its hit drama series, QUEEN OF THE SOUTH has been renewed for a third season. , is coming back for a third season. The series airs on Thursdays at 10/9c on USA. Watch season two episodes of QUEEN OF THE SOUTH now on USANetwork.com and the USA Now app.

QUEEN OF THE SOUTH tells the powerful story of Teresa Mendoza (Braga), 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.

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 Valdez, 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"). The season one finale features special guest star Rafael Amaya ("El Señor de los Cielos") in a crossover appearance as Aurelio Casillas.

QUEEN OF THE SOUTH is executive produced by David T. Friendly ("Little Miss Sunshine," "Courage Under Fire"). The drama is developed by M.A. Fortin & Joshua John Miller ("The Final Girls"). FOX 21 Television Studios developed and produced the pilot, and runs lead on the co-production with Universal Cable Productions.



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