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Queen Sono

Genres: Action/Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Broadcast on: Netflix South Africa

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Season 1

Channel Premiere Finale TX Time Episodes
Netflix South Africa 28 Feb 2020 28 Feb 2020 Friday, 10h00 (all episodes) 6
Netflix 28 Feb 2020 28 Feb 2020 Friday, 10h00 (all episodes) 6


Season 1

Queen Sono is a South African action spy thriller television series created by Kagiso Lediga which follows Queen Sono (Pearl Thusi), the highly trained top spy in a South African agency whose purpose is to better the lives of African citizens.

The hard-partying spy, assisted by her cohorts from a covert peacekeeping organisation, uses her lethal skills to keep the continent safe from terror while she contends with continual post-traumatic stress and an inconvenient sex addiction by self-medicating with drugs and alcohol.

After the assassination of her mother, Queen grows up to become a kick-ass yet unconventional spy devoted to protecting the people of Africa.

During a dangerous field assignment, Queen unknowingly uncovers shocking details about her mother's death, sparking her own truth-finding mission.

Queen Sono is Netflix's first script-to-screen, fully produced African original series with an all-African cast and crew.

The series was in production for over eight weeks and was shot in 37 different locations across Africa, including the Johannesburg CBD, Sandton, Park Station, Soweto, Lagos, Kenya and Zanzibar.

There are diverse languages throughout the series, including English, Afrikaans, isiXhosa, isiZulu, Russian and French.

The series also stars Vuyo Dabula as Shandu, an ex-spy who has taken a different path; Sechaba Morojele as Dr. Sid, director of the SOG; with Chi Mhende, Loyiso Madinga and Rob van Vuuren playing agents on his team.

Kate Liquorish plays Ekaterina, heiress of an oligarch family with ulterior motives; and Khathu Ramabulana plays Queen's childhood friend, William, now in a relationship with Enhle Mbali's character, Nova.

Abigail Kubeka plays Mazet, Queen's beloved Gogo, who has always supported Queen - no matter the trouble she gets herself into.

Queen Sono was created and written by Kagiso Lediga and produced by Netflix and Diprente with executive producers Tamsin Andersson and Kagiso Lediga.

The series was written by Karabo Lediga, Camilo Saloojee, Christopher Steenkamp and Muzi Dlamini; and directed by Kagiso Lediga and Tebogo Malope.

Music is by Zethu Mashika.

Season 1 Cast

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Starring

Pearl Thusi		...	Queen Sono
Vuyo Dabula		...	Shandu
Loyiso Madinga		...	Fred
Sechaba Morojele	...	Dr. Sid
Rob van Vuuren		...	Viljoen
Chi Mhende		...	Miri
Otto Nobela		...	Bula Bule
Khathu Ramabulana	...	William
Enhle Mbali		...	Nova (as Enhle Mlotshwa)
Connie Chiume		...	Nana
with Abigail Kubeka	...	MaZet
Kate Liquorish		...	Ekaterina Gromova
James Ngcobo		...	President Malunga

Recurring / Guests

Jason Cope
Jonathan Pienaar
Sheena Deepnarain
Kagiso "KG" Mokgadi
Laura Windvogel
Sabri Farid Ali
Jazmine Modise
Jane Nkosi
Shane Kruger
Vuyo Mgwelo
Sandile Shange
Frederick Danton
Israel Kayembe
Sihuyu Issa Sadallah
Khairat Soud Mohamed
Abena Ayivor
Peace Nzirawa
Steven Ward
Dirk Wessels
Victor Kuznetsov
Michelle Douglas
Muzi Dlamini
Karabo Lediga
Frank Opperman
Warren Masemola
Sello Motloung
Fiona Ramsay (as Fiona Ramsey)
Jeff Tshabalala
Raymond Ofula
Ronald Mkwanazi
Mimi Mamabolo
Tshepo Seagiso (as Tshepo "Bugzito" Seagiso)
Kohl Martinus Nomame
Vaneshran Arumugam
Warren Robertson
Claudine Ulmann
Natasha Loring
Julian Louw
Xolile Sibanyoni
Lindiwe Ngobese
Sello Maake Ka-Ncube
Isaac Gampu
Brendan Murray
Andre Odendaal
Akin Omotoso
Ntosh Madlingozi
Saint Seseli (as Lehlohonolo Seseli)
Altovise Lawrence
Tracey-Lee Oliver
Kefilwe Mello
Precious Keswa
Forget Mariro
Daniel Ehi Okosun
Israel Kayembe
Thandolwethu Nkosi
Phatsimo Moumakwe
Dimitri Bailanis
Bongukwazi Xulu
Elizabeth Oboh
Obvious Tshabangu
Jeremia Mohlala
Ben Horowitz
Stefanie Jansen van Vuuren
Tshamano Sebe


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President Malunga

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Elton Davenport (as Steven Ward)


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