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“Queen Sugar” Returns
Tue. June 20
Queen Sugar Season Two debuts with two-night premiere event
Tuesday, June 20 and Wednesday, June 21 on OWN
Series Creator/Executive Producer Ava DuVernay Handpicks
All-Female Directorial Team To Helm New Season
The contemporary drama Queen Sugar, set in Louisiana, chronicles the lives and loves of the estranged Bordelon siblings: Nova (Rutina Wesley, True Blood), a worldly-wise journalist and activist; Charley (Dawn-Lyen Gardner, Unforgettable), the savvy wife and manager of a professional basketball star; and Ralph Angel (Kofi Siriboe, Awkward), a formerly incarcerated young father in search of redemption.
In the second season, Nova, Charley and Ralph Angel struggle to move forward with their lives as they strive to honor the legacy of their father after his unexpected passing. Charley relocates to Saint Josephine Parish to help run the family business. As the only black female sugarcane mill owner, she must fight to regain her independence while rebuilding her relationships with her estranged siblings. Ralph Angel struggles to transform from a formerly incarcerated single father to a landowner in the eyes of his family as he tries to re-establish a relationship with his son’s mother. Nova finds herself torn between her activism and her desire to be loved. As the season unfolds, the Bordelons must learn to rely on one another as they navigate the new reality into which they’ve been thrust.
The show is produced for OWN by Warner Horizon Scripted Television.
The executive producers are award-winning filmmaker Ava DuVernay, Oprah Winfrey and Monica Macer.
The series is based on the book by Natalie Baszile.
Catch Up on the Complete First Season Starting April 21 only on Hulu
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