'Queen of the South': Release date, cast, plot and everything you need to know about season 4 of the crime drama series

The fourth season will see queen pin Teresa begin to build her empire in New Orleans, and remain focused on her sense of family


                            'Queen of the South': Release date, cast, plot and everything you need to know about season 4 of the crime drama series

Crime drama series 'Queen of the South' has been renewed for season four on USA Network and will be back soon. While the show has left fans wondering for three seasons about Teresa Mendoza's rise to the throne, the new season will see Mendoza take over New Orleans, fraught with new challenges and enemies. The queen pin will take on new challenges in the drug trade with her tight-knit family she found over the previous seasons. Here is all you need to know about season four of 'Queen of the South':



 

Release date

The fourth season of 'Queen of the South' will premiere on USA Network at 10/9 central on June 6.

Cast

The main cast will return for season four of the show, with Alice Braga playing the role of queen pin Teresa Mendoza. Braga has previously featured on 'I Am Legend' and 'Elysium'. Veronica Falcon plays the role of Camila Vargas, Don Epifañio's estranged wife and head of the North American branch of the Vargas Cartel in Dallas, Texas. Hemky Madera of 'Spider-Man: Homecoming' fame will return in the next season as Pote Galvez, Teresa's loyal side-kick. Ryan O'Nan will play arms boss King George and Alfonso Herrera will play Teresa's new family member Javier Jimenez.

Season four will also see Pepe Rapazote and David Andrews make their debut as Cuban drug dealer Raul "El Gordo" Rodriguez and Judge Cecil Lafayette, respectively. Natalie Chaidez will not return for the new season. 

Alice Braga attends NBCUniversal's Summer Press Day 2018 at The Universal Studios Backlot on May 2, 2018, in Universal City, California. (Getty Images)

Plot

The series, which started airing in June 2016, follows the life of Teresa Mendoza, a woman who is forced to seek refuge in America after her drug-dealing boyfriend is unexpectedly murdered in Mexico. The show is based on the bestselling novel named 'La Reina Del Sur', written by internationally-acclaimed Spanish author Arturo Perez-Reverte. After fleeing Mexico, Teresa embarks on creating an empire for herself in the international drug trade and forms alliances and finds enemies on her journey. The thrilling crime drama series follows Teresa's exciting journey, while she builds an empire for herself with the same drug cartel that had her on the run.

In season four, Teresa will begin her reign in New Orleans and remain focused on her sense of family, while building businesses on the East Coast. According to co-showrunner Dailyn Rodriguez, "Teresa is finally enjoying the fruits of her labor" in the new season,  and in "her involvement with James [Peter Gadiot] and Guero [Jon Ecker], Teresa recognizes the pitfalls of being entangled with someone in the business. As the season progresses… we may see her fall into a new romance with a local musician," he said.

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