Destiny of True Blood star’s TV sequence Queen Sugar confirmed after season 6
True Blood star Rutina Wesley’s TV sequence Queen Sugar confirmed its future after season 6 got here to an finish earlier this yr.
The sequence’ director and author, Ava DuVernay and US cable community OWN (Oprah Winfrey Community), confirmed on Tuesday (November 16) that the present won’t return after a seventh season subsequent yr.
In a press release (by way of Leisure Weekly), DuVernay stated: “To all the things, there’s a season. And my producing companion Paul Garnes and I’ve had seven attractive seasons making Queen Sugar with a exceptional solid and crew, alongside our companions at OWN and Warner Bros. Tv.
“To jot down and produce seven seasons of a contemporary drama centred on a Black household is a radical act in our trade and a triumph that has far exceeded each hope I held,” she continued.
“Now I really feel strongly that the story, which started as a dawn of a suggestion from Oprah Winfrey, is prepared for its sundown as a dream totally realised. Queen Sugar has been one of many true joys of my profession and my gratitude is buoyant and boundless.”
The present – which is predicated on the 2014 novel of the identical title by writer Natalie Baszile – first aired in September 2016 and centres on three siblings in rural Louisiana. Alongside Wesley, it stars Daybreak-Lyen Gardner and Kofi Siriboe who should determine what to do with their father’s 800-acre sugarcane farm following his sudden dying.
The ultimate season is at the moment nonetheless being written and manufacturing will start early 2022 in New Orleans.
Earlier this yr, it was introduced that one of many present’s stars, Omar Dorsey will star in season 2 of Energy E book 3: Elevating Kanan, which is about to airs on Starz subsequent yr. Set within the Nineties, the crime sequence tells the story of 15-year-old Kanan Stark as he exalts within the ranks of a drug organisation in Queens, New York Metropolis.
Queen Sugar airs on OWN within the US.