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'Queen Sono' is the Bad-Ass Women-Led Spy Thriller Like No Other: Here's What its Stars Have to Say About It.

Netflix's first African Original Series starring Pearl Thusi smashes tired stereotypes about Africa and womanhood while keeping us all in suspense.

A little over a year ago, Netflix announced that Africa's first Original Series Queen Sono was in the works. Excitement has been building for the spy thriller series ever since. Social media has been abuzz with fans putting out what their play-by-play expectations of the series are, especially for its star, Pearl Thusi. After dropping a number of enticing teasers that kept fans on the edges of their seats, and more recently the official full-length trailer for Queen Sono, the wait is finally over. The series premiered on the streaming platform yesterday.

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Watch the Official Trailer for 'Queen Sono,' Netflix's First African Original

The show is set to premiere on the streaming platform next month.

Netflix has released the first official trailer for its much-anticipated upcoming series Queen Sono, starring Pearl Thusi—and it's packed with drama and action.

The show, which is being described as the the streaming giant's "first African original," is a crime thriller that takes place in South Africa, specifically.

According to a description from Shadow & Act, Thusi's plays "a highly trained top spy in a South African agency whose purpose is to better the lives of African citizens. While taking on her most dangerous mission yet, she must also face changing relationships in her personal life."

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