Queen of the South continues to keep the suspense going through its 5th season. Developed by MA Fortin and Joshua John Miller, the series aired on June 23, 2016 on USA Network. The American crime drama is adapted from the telenova La Reina del Sur, which is broadcast on Telemundo. And both shows are based on the novel La Reina del Sur by Spanish author Arturo Pérez-Reverte. The series was given the go-ahead for its 5th season in August 2019. After production came to a halt due to the Covid-19 pandemic, it eventually resumed. The 5th season hit the network on April 7, 2021. It will be the last and final season of the series. The series will close with the final on June 9, 2021.
Giorgio Moroder and Raney Shockne are the music composers for the series. Alejandro Martinez, Cameron Duncan, John Brawley and Abraham Martinez provide the cinematography. Alice Braga plays Teresa Mendoza, a poor woman from Sinaloa, Mexico. Veronica Falcón plays Doña Camila Vargas, Don Epifanio’s estranged wife. Justina Machado plays Brenda Parra.
Peter Gadiot plays James Valdez, Camila’s right-hand man. Hemky Madera plays Pote Galveza, a former lieutenant of the Vargas Cartel. Gerardo Taracena plays Cesar “Batman” Guemes. Joaquim de Almeida plays Don Epifanio Vargas. Jon-Michael Ecker plays Raymundo “Güero” Davila. Nick Sagar as DEA Agent Alonzo Loya. Yancey Arias plays Alberto Cortez. Idalia Valles plays Isabela Vargas. Alfonso Herrera plays Javier Jimenez, a member of the Jimenez cartel and now an ally of Teresa Mendoza. David Andrews plays Judge Cecil Lafayette while Molly Burnett Kelly plays Anne Van Awken.
Queen of the South Episode 5 Summary
Teresa helps Oksana
Episode 5 started when Boaz sent Teresa money, but more than she can launder. Meanwhile, Oksana got behind Kostya to strike a side deal with Simon Durant. He is a black market antique dealer in Berlin, Germany. However, this move costs Oksana dear when Durant double crosses her. He sold her a fake painting in exchange for a shipment of Molly. And now Oksana has to hide it from Kostya. Teresa offers to help Oksana and they both fly to Berlin. To interest Simon, James steals a painting from Van Gogh and approaches him. When Simon says he wants sexual favors from Teresa, she breaks his nose and steals his gun. Simon then reveals that he has already sold the Molly to an Algerian smuggler, Hakim Bajara. Teresa and Oksana then set out to meet Hakim.
The deal “breaks”
If they offer Hakim a deal, he raises the price, triples it, just because they’re women. After that, a shootout breaks out, in which Simon and Hakim end up dead. Teresa gets her hands on Molly and her money back too. Teresa then helps Oksana sell the Molly to a Polish Oleg Stavinsky, who is initially reluctant but eventually agrees. Oksana thanks Teresa for helping her resolve the deal on her own. Now that Rocco is dead, Teresa can do business in Europe again. She buys a hotel and plans to buy a bank to help with money laundering.
George arrives in Miami
Meanwhile, Kelly Anne fears she will lose her place in the corporate world as she will now have a baby. However, Teresa tells her not to worry about it. George arrives in Miami to party with Boaz. However, he is really there to make sure of Boaz’s loyalty and learn the know-how of the operation. Boaz realizes that George is there to spy on him. He tells his cousin Angel to keep an eye on George. Then Boaz kills a man who turned against him, in front of George, to make a point.
Queen of the South Episode 6 Release Date
Queen of the South Episode 6 of Season 5 will be released on May 12, 2021. The episode is entitled “Plata o Plomo”. Teresa will solidify her position in Europe while George makes a discovery about Boaz’s operation in Miami. This season will be the last of the series, ending on June 9, 2021.
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