Queen Sugar isn’t coming to a detailed any time quickly.
OWN has picked up Season 6 of the Rutina Wesley-fronted drama, a month forward of its Season 5 debut.
“What a pleasure and an honor to proceed the tales of Queen Sugar with our companions at OWN and Warner Bros.,” collection creator/government producer Ava DuVernay mentioned in a press release.
“On behalf of each producer, editor, costumer, grip, author, forged member and all departments concerned in making this collection, we’re delighted to delve right into a sixth season and to deliver or stunning viewers extra of the Bordelon household.”
Duvernay opted to revamp the fifth season storyline following the manufacturing shutdown because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The brand new season will tackle matters just like the Black Lives Matter motion, COVID-19, and extra.
Tina Perry, president, OWN, added by way of a press release:
“When Ava got here to us with the concept to revamp the storyline for the brand new season after manufacturing was halted because of the pandemic, we knew it was the suitable choice to provide our viewers Ava’s distinctive perspective on the very actual points impacting their each day lives and the impact the demand for racial equality has had on the Black group and our society as a complete.”
“We’re proud to announce right now the pickup of the present’s sixth season which can air later this yr enabling us to additional discover the compelling story of the Bordelon household,” she added.
“We’re grateful to Ava, her inventive crew, the unimaginable forged and tireless crew for all of the arduous work they’ve put into the present.”
The forged additionally contains Daybreak-Lyen Gardner, and Kofi Siriboe. It additionally contains Nicholas Ashe, Greg Vaughn, Greg Vaughn, Bianca Lawson, Tina Lifford, Omar J. Dorsey, Henry G. Sanders, and Timon Kyle Durrett.
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Queen Sugar Season 5 launches February 16 at 8/7c.
Paul Dailly is the Affiliate Editor for TV Fanatic. Observe him on Twitter.