There Will Be No Queen Sono Season 2

The pandemic has caused season of the Netflix original to not return

By  | Nov 26, 2020, 04:44 PM  | Pearl Thusi  | Drama

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Africa's first ever Netflix Original Series, Queen Sono has been canceled due to Covid-19 related challenges. The action packed series has made a huge mark in the entertainment industry so fans were very disappointed to hear such daunting news.

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Netflix spokesperson issued a statement saying it has become difficult for the team to execute the second season in these current trying times. In a statement sent to ZAlebs, a Netflix spokesperson confirmed that they have decided to not continue with the second season.  

We’ve made the difficult decision not to move forward with season 2 of Queen Sono. We are incredibly proud of the Diprente team for sharing their audacious vision and bringing it to life with Netlflix. A huge thank you to our fans across the world for the love shared for our first African Original series. Netflix is also grateful to the amazing efforts shown by the cast and crew for their stellar efforts in creating this show for our members around the world. We’ll continue to work closely with South Africa’s creative industry to keep producing more compelling ‘Made-in-South Africa’ stories.” said a Netflix Spokesperson.

Kagiso Lediga, Director (Diprente), "We wrote a beautiful story that spanned the continent but unfortunately could not be executed in these current trying times." 

Lead Actress for Queen Sono, Pearl Thusi also commented;

“It’s so incredible that we as a team got a lifetime opportunity to make history together as there will never be another ‘first’ African Netflix Original Series. I’m proud of the work we did, but everything happens for a reason. I am excited about what the future holds."

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