What is the difference between La Reina del Sur and Queen of the South?

The first major difference between the series and the novel La Reina del Sur is its locations. After Guero Davilas (played by Jon Ecker) is supposedly killed, in Queen of the South, Teresa Mendoza (Alice Braga) tries to flea from Mexico but is then captured by Camila Vargas’ (Veronica Falcon) men and taken to Dallas.

Who is La Reina del Sur based on?

Teresa Mendoza
Los Tigres del Norte wrote a song called “La Reina del Sur”, based on the story of Teresa Mendoza, the fictional drug lord in La Reina del Sur by Arturo Pérez-Reverte.

Is La Reina del Sur based on Queen of the South?

Queen of the South is the final product in a line of inspirations. The series is an adaptation of Telemundo’s popular Spanish-language telenovela La Reina del Sur, which initially premiered in 2011 with a 63-episode first season that had 60-episode follow up sophomore season in 2019.

Who ends up with Teresa Mendoza?

Towards the end of Queen of the South, Teresa was in a relationship with James Valdez (Peter Gadiot), however, the show’s writer revealed the real and unexpected reason Teresa and James got together.

Who was Teresa Mendoza?

Also known as The Queen of The South, Teresa Mendoza. Teresa fled Mexico after the murder of her boyfriend El Guero. El Guero trafficked drugs for a local cartel. After his death Teresa fled to where she began working.

Is there a real Teresa Mendoza?

Teresa Mendoza herself is not based on a real person, as she is simply the character of a book, but she was inspired by Beltrán and there are many similarities. Other reports suggest her involvement with drug cartels was inspired by the real-life Jalisco New Generation Cartel in Mexico.

How many seasons does Reina del Sur have?

2The Queen of the South / Number of seasons

What is season 4 of Queen of the South about?

Season 4 saw Teresa expanding her territory into New Orleans but she faced multiple setbacks in the process. Queen fans are used to seeing Teresa having to struggle, but the season took it to a whole new level, with the cartel leader growing more and more ruthless with every tragedy and every violent act.

Does Pote love Kelly Anne?

As Teresa’s team started looking more like a family than a cartel, they eventually hatched a plan to escape their life of crime. To be fair on Pote, it was obvious he never expected to meet and subsequently fall in love with Kelly Anne when he originally partnered up with Teresa.

What happens to Pote in Queen of the South?

In a huge turn of events Pote, who has multiple stab wounds, looked dead and, as Boaz thinks he can make an exit, Pote trips him up and fatally stabs him. In an interview with Deadline, showrunner Dailyn Rodriguez exposed the true reason behind the fight.