Queen of the South enthusiasts will have to say goodbye to Teresa Mendoza (Alice Braga) in just 10 episodes (the fifth and closing period premieres on April 7), but right before they do, we’ll see her complete the journey that took her to the top of a drug-trafficking empire following being compelled to run from the Mexican cartel and getting refuge in America.
Braga, who recently spoke with the push, claimed we’ll also get some solutions about what’s heading on with James Valdez (Peter Gadiot), who returned at the conclude of the Year 4 finale wounded and with a warning for Teresa: “They’re coming for you.”
“I know that it is a extremely sophisticated partnership simply because he’s a mentor and also a lover for Teresa,” she explained. “There’s a lot of conflict among these two in this time. In a globe like this, it is really hard for you to enjoy because it weakens you. It makes you additional susceptible.”
She also teased “a good deal of motion, a great deal of depth, a good deal of drama, [and] anything that the supporters like about the exhibit. It’s a completion of a journey for Teresa from in which she came from to the female she will become, and how she’s empowered and she’s resolved to choose her existence in a journey in a certain way. It is likely to be a hell of a trip.”
Braga, who prior to the collection had only worked in movie, added that it was “a true honor and these a discovering experience” to acquire on a character for whom “the heartbeat [stays] alive” at the conclude of a period. “You revisit and you relive it and you understand with it and you expertise distinctive journeys with that same issue of look at of the character.”
The star was specially grateful they could perform the story out. “I consider the fans ought to have the conclusion of the journey,” she shared, “and I’m really enthusiastic to see the reactions much more than something.”
Queen of the South, Fifth and Last Period Premiere, Wednesday, April 7, 10/9c, United states Network