The First Teaser for Ava Duvernay's 'Queen Sugar' Has Arrived

This series looks like it's going to be just as awesome as we imagined.


Prepare yourselves! The first teaser for Ava Duvernay's Queen Sugar has arrived and it's just as awesome as we imagined.

Based on the Natalie Baszile novel, the upcoming OWN series tells the story of the Bordelon siblings, who are dealing with a recent tragedy.

Dawn-Lyen Gardner, Rutina Wesley, and Kofi Siriboe play the siblings who have to navigate the tragedy while running a sugarcane farm in the South. 

Ava DuVernay's 'Queen Sugar' Features an 'All-Woman Directorial Team'

The dramatic teaser is enthralling, giving glimpses of what's to come and the drama that will unfold. The show is also incredibly diverse. Not only is there diversity in front of the camera, but behind the scenes women will direct each episode while Durvernay, along with Oprah and Melissa Carter, will executive produce. 

The series is set to premiere this fall.

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