SERIES / PRODUCTION
In beautiful natural settings in Bolivia, the production will begin with the international star, Kate del Castillo, in her character ‘Teresa Mendoza’. The renowned Portuguese actor, Pêpê Rapazote, joins the fiction series with the highest audience in the history of the Telemundo network.
Created by Arturo Pérez-Reverte, it will include various emblematic locations in Latin America such as the Salar de Uyuni in Bolivia, Machu Picchu in Peru, the glaciers in Argentina and Santa Marta in Colombia, among others.
The US network confirmed that the third season of “La Reina del Sur” began production in Bolivia, one of the six countries where the story will be filmed with the participation of the renowned actor Pêpê Rapazote (Narcos, Queen of the South, Shameless) in one of the most successful series in the history of Telemundo.
It will feature the return of the artists: Humberto Zurita, Isabella Sierra, Kika Edgar, Alejandro Calva, Tiago Correa, Eduardo Yáñez, Lincoln Palomeque, Antonio Gil, Emmanuel Orenday, Cuca Escribano, Sara Vidorreta, Ágata Herranz, and Dmitry Anisimov among others.
“Almost a decade ago, Telemundo sowed a new standard in Spanish content with the arrival of ‘La Reina del Sur ’, marking a‘ before and after ’on Hispanic television. We are excited to begin filming the third season” said Marcos Santana, president of Telemundo Global Studios. “What makes this season even more special is that it takes place in Latin America. The audience will be able to enjoy the most distinctive and spectacular settings in the region, and feel like they are back at home, while they accompany Teresa Mendoza in this new and impressive stage.
Created by Arturo Pérez-Reverte, the series will include various emblematic locations in Latin America such as the Salar de Uyuni in Bolivia, Machu Picchu in Peru, the glaciers in Argentina and Santa Marta in Colombia, among others.
This third season is written by Lina Uribe, Darío Vanegas, Tatiana Andrade and Miguel Ferrari, under the direction of Carlos Bolado, Carlos Villegas and Claudia Pedraza. Marcos Santana is the showrunner and executive producer alongside Telemundo’s Ximena Cantuarias and AG Studios’ Rodrigo Guerrero as executive producers.
This time it is a co-production of Telemundo Global Studios and Netflix. Telemundo has the exclusive rights to the series in the United States and Puerto Rico, while Netflix has exclusive rights for the rest of the world on OTT.