‘QUEEN SUGAR’ TO BE HONORED AT PALEYFEST LA ON MARCH 24 AT DOLBY THEATRE
SERIES CREATOR AVA DUVERNAY AND SELECT CAST TO ATTEND
Tickets on sale now at PaleyFest.org
(NEW YORK) – February 15, 2018 – OWN‘s hit series “Queen Sugar” has been announced as a festival honoree at PaleyFest LA 2018. Held at the iconic DOLBY Theatre in Los Angeles, PaleyFest LA is a must-attend pop culture event produced by The Paley Center for Media and features the cast and creative teams of today’s most acclaimed and hottest television shows. The “Queen Sugar” conversation will take March 24 at 7PM.
Creator and executive producer Ava DuVernay will join cast members Rutina Wesley, Kofi Siriboe, and Dawn-Lyen Gardner for an exclusive conversation sharing behind-the-scenes scoop on what to expect for the upcoming third season of “Queen Sugar.”
“Queen Sugar” will return for its third season this summer on OWN.
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The contemporary drama returns as the Bordelon siblings struggle to move forward with their lives as they strive to honor the legacy of their father following his unexpected passing. Charley (Dawn-Lyen Gardner, “Unforgettable”) relocates to Saint Josephine, Louisiana to help run the family business. As the only black female sugarcane mill owner, she must fight to regain her independence while rebuilding her relationships with her estranged siblings. Ralph Angel (Kofi Siriboe, “Girls Trip”) struggles to transform from a formerly incarcerated single father to a land owner in the eyes of his family as he works to restore his relationship with his son’s mother. Nova (Rutina Wesley, “True Blood”) finds herself torn between her activism and her desire to be loved. Together, they must learn to rely on one another as they navigate their tenuous bonds as family.
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