Kate Del Castillo Returns for a Third Season of ‘La Reina del Sur’ on Telemundo this October 18.


Telemundo Catered to Del Castillo’s Immense Number of Followers Across Social Media with an Exhilarating 90-second Look Ahead

Led by Kate del Castillo, The New Season Features a Multi-National Cast Including Renowned Portuguese-born Actor, Pêpê Rapazote, Legendary Mexican Star, Humberto Zurita, Isabella Sierra, Kika Edgar and Many Others

WHAT: Global superstar, Kate del Castillo, surprised her fans when she released the heart-stopping trailer of the highly-anticipated exclusive premiere of La Reina del Sur, set to premiere on Tuesday, October 18 at 9pm/8c on Telemundo. With over nine million followers on Instagram alone, the actress got her fans buzzing with anticipation and excitement about the third season of this epic saga. The 90-second trailer for the globally acclaimed Super Series™ shows clips of del Castillo as the iconic Teresa Mendoza taking action as she faces her most dangerous mission yet. Viewers can join the conversation on FacebookInstagram and Twitter.

WHEN: The new season of La Reina del Sur premieres Tuesday, October 18 at 9pm/8c.

WHERE: Audiences will be able to watch episodes live exclusively on Telemundo, or catch up on the Telemundo app, available on Google Play StoreApple Store, Roku, FireTV, AndroidTV, Samsung and Xbox, or by visiting telemundo.com.  

WHO: Kate del Castillo (Bad Boys for Life, Ingobernable, Maya and the Three) stars along a stellar cast comprised by renowned actor, Pêpê Rapazote (Queen of the South, Shameless), Mexican household-name, Humberto Zurita (La Querida del Centauro, La Reina del Sur), Isabella Sierra (La Reina del Sur 2, 100 Días para Enamorarnos), Kika Edgar (La Reina del Sur 2, Mujeres Asesinas), Alejandro Calva (La Reina del Sur, Señora Acero), Tiago Correa (La Reina del Sur 2, La Casa de las Flores), Eduardo Yáñez (La Reina del Sur 2, Falsa Identidad), Lincoln Palomeque (La Reina del Sur, Señora Acero) Antonio Gil (La Reina del Sur 2), Emmanuel Orenday (La Reina del Sur, Señora Acero), Cuca Escribano (La Reina del Sur), Sara Vidorreta (La Reina del Sur), Agata Clares (La Reina del Sur) and Dmitry Anisimov (La Reina del Sur). 

The ensemble is completed by Noe Hernandez, Horacio Garcia RojasEd TruccoCarlos Valencia, Arturo Ríos, Denia AgalianouAnderley PalominoFernando Solorzano and Victor Rebull, among others, with a special participation by Sofia LamaMatias Novoa, and Beth Chamberlin


Based on Arturo Perez-Reverte’s novel, the debut season of “La Reina del Sur” broke viewing records back in 2011 with its finale outperforming all television networks, regardless of language, while launching the network’s blockbuster Super Series™ franchise. The second installment of “La Reina del Sur,” which premiered eight years later in 2019, completed its run as the #1 program in its timeslot, regardless of language, and was awarded an International Emmy Award in the Best Non-English Language U.S. Primetime Program category. The series broke all digital viewing records on the Telemundo App, dominating the social media landscape as the #1 Hispanic primetime entertainment series, regardless of language, and ranked as the top-performing Hispanic series on VOD for 2019. 

The third season of “La Reina del Sur” is written by Lina Uribe and Darío Vanegas, directed by Carlos Bolado, Carlos Villegas and Claudia Pedraza. Marcos Santana is Executive Producer and Showrunner of the series, with Telemundo’s Ximena Cantuarias and AG Studios’ Rodrigo Guerrero as Executive Producers. “La Reina del Sur” Season 3 is a co-production between Telemundo Global Studios and Netflix. Telemundo retains the exclusive rights in the U.S. and Puerto Rico, with Netflix holding the exclusive rights for the rest of the world for OTT.

About NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises:

NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises leads the media industry in the production and distribution of Spanish-language content for U.S. Hispanics and audiences around the world. The company serves U.S. Hispanics through its national broadcast network, the cable network Universo, and digital platforms including the Telemundo app and streaming services, such as Peacock, among others. The Telemundo Network offers Spanish-language entertainment, news, and sports content reaching 93% of U.S. Hispanic TV households in 210 markets through 30 owned stations and 56 affiliate stations. Telemundo also owns an independent station serving Puerto Rico. Telemundo is the exclusive U.S. Spanish-language home of the world’s two most popular sporting events, the FIFA World Cup and the Olympic Games, as well as the Premier League and Mexican soccer team Chivas. The #1 producer of scripted Spanish-language content in the U.S., Telemundo Global Studios includes Telemundo Television Studios, Telemundo Streaming Studios, and Underground Producciones. Telemundo’s new Tplus content brand will launch on Peacock later this year, featuring programming developed for the full spectrum of Hispanics. NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises is a division of NBCUniversal, a subsidiary of Comcast Corporation.

About Proimágenes Colombia

Dedicated to the development of the Colombian film industry, Proimágenes Colombia was founded in 1998 under the Culture Law as a not-for-profit organization supported by the private and public sectors.  Proimágenes administers the Film Development Fund, which supplies resources to the national film sector, and promotes Colombian cinema internationally.  Proimágenes also acts as the National Film Commission to promote the country as a leading filmmaking location, granting economic incentives.


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