After Asia, Netflix places its pawns in Africa thanks to its new series Queen Sono
After the zombies Korean Kingdom, and the animation of the Pacific Rim planned for the asian market, Netflix grabs one of the south Africa with Queen Sono.
The giant of the streaming has therefore decided to crown a new queen. The Crown traces back already to the route of the Queen Elizabeth II, now it is the turn of South Africa to be honoured. Queen Sono gives the starting signal of the productions Netflix in South Africa.
The series will be showrunné by Kagiso Lediga and will stage Pearl Thusi (found in Quantico) in young spies hyper-trained.
Pearl Thusi (left) in Quantico
The heroine of Queen Sono has recently been compared to the female characters of House of Cards and Jessica Jones by Erik Barmack, vice-president of Netflix). The interpreter Pearl Thusi has expressed in the columns of the Hollywood Reporter :
“It’s going to change the game for all artists on the continent. I’m really looking forward to all young women, all women of the continent and the planet discover Queen Sono. We worked so hard for it.”
We don’t know any more about the plot of the series is scheduled to begin production in 2019. If the story does not seem very original, Queen Sono will be the first series in a long line signed by Netflix in South Africa, For Erik Barmack the purpose of the maneuver is simple : to root as deeply as possible Netflix in Africa and in South Africa.
With this gradual conquest of the planet, one wonders how the competitors of Netflix, Amazon prime, Disney More and all others will bid.
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