The Queen of the South by Arturo Pérez-ReverteGuero Davila is a pilot engaged in drug-smuggling for the local cartels. Teresa Mendoza is his girlfriend, a typical narcos morra-- quiet, doting, submissive. But then Gueros caught playing both sides, and in Sinaloa, that means death. Teresa finds herself alone, terrified, friendless and running to save her life, carrying nothing but a gym bag containing a pistol and a notebook that she has been forbidden to read. Forced to leave Mexico, she flees to the Spanish city of Melilla, where she meets Santiago Fisterra, a Galician involved in trafficking hashish across the Strait of Gibraltar. When Santiagos partner is captured, it is Teresa who steps in to take his place. Now Teresa has plunged into the dark and ugly world that once claimed Gueros life-- and shes about to get in deeper...
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Is 'Queen Of The South' A True Story? Alice Braga Dishes On What Inspired Her New, Badass Role
The series itself is based on a novel, La Reina del Sur , which takes its inspiration from real-life players in the drug game. Queen of the South follows a charismatic protagonist named Teresa Alice Braga whose desirability belies her true asset—a cunning, ruthless mind. As the American pilot opens, Teresa paces and preens in her pristine, Cribs -worthy mansion and discusses her drug kingpin—er, queenpin—philosophy via voiceover. Her death sends us plunging back into the past to find out how she got here. Friendly said when he came across La Reina del Sur three years ago, he knew he wanted to make a show out of it. El Chapo has escaped prison in Mexico twice; he was still a wanted convict in hiding when Penn interviewed him. How on earth did Penn manage to get in touch with El Chapo?
Queen of the South has been captivating fans since it hit the small screen in , and now, in the heat of the compelling fourth season, viewers can't help but wonder if the hit series is based on a true story. Scroll down for everything we know! The star of the show, Alice Braga, once spoke out on the topic. I mean, it's inspired by the book, but the journey for the character, they decided to create a different journey. So, is the book a true story then? Not exactly. While the book drew inspiration from real-life events in the drug world, it wasn't entirely based on a true story.
WHEN WILL THE "THE QUEEN OF THE SOUTH" 2 END
When people think about drug cartels and their ruthless leaders, the image of hard nose men come to mind, and while most cartels are run by men, there are have been a number of women who have run some of the most ruthless drug cartels in history. This young girl ends up in America where she ultimately becomes one of its most infamous drug lords. Action fans are probably familiar with her. Alice is from Sao Paulo, Brazil, which explains her magnificent body and gorgeous complexion. It is hard to argue that some of the most beautiful women in the world come from Brazil, and this particular region is known for its beautiful women.