Long stay the queen!
OWN has renewed Queen Sugar for Season 6 forward of its Season 5 premiere, TVLine has discovered.
“What a pleasure and an honor to proceed the tales ofQueen Sugar with our companions at OWN and Warner Bros.,” collection creator/government producer Ava DuVernay stated in an announcement. “On behalf of each producer, editor, costumer, grip, author, cast memer and all departments concerned in making this collection, we’re delighted to delve right into a sixth season and to deliver or lovely viewers extra of the (*6*) household.”
The plot of the upcoming Season 5, which premieres Tuesday, Feb. 16, at 8/7c, was revamped through the coronavirus-related manufacturing shut-down in 2020. As a consequence, the brand new season will tackle matters just like the Black Lives Matter motion, the COVID-19 pandemic and political corruption with a watch to how they particularly have an effect on communities of colour.
Tina Perry, president, OWN, added by way of assertion: “When Ava got here to us with the concept to revamp the storyline for the brand new season after manufacturing was halted as a result of pandemic, we knew it was the fitting determination to provide our viewers Ava’s distinctive perspective on the very actual points impacting their every day lives and the impact the demand for racial equality has had on the Black group and our society as a complete.”
She added that Season 6 will air later in 2021.
Queen Sugar follows the (*6*) siblings — Nova (performed by Rutina Wesley), Charley (Dawn-Lyen Gardner) and Ralph Angel (Kofi Siriboe) — as they battle to save lots of their household farm to protect their father’s legacy. The cast additionally consists of Tina Lifford, Nicholas Ashe, Omar J. Dorsey, Bianca Lawson, Ethan Hutchison and Henry G. Sanders.