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Netflix's new African spy thriller hopes to take the world by storm

Jan 08, 2020 - CNN

If you're tired of the Bond formula, Queen Sono may be the spy you've been waiting to binge-watch. In this Netflix series, due for global release February 28, Pearl Thusi plays a dazzling secret agent trying to uncover the truth about her mother's assassination while also protecting her country.

"Queen Sono" is the first original African series commissioned by Netflix, part of an effort by the streaming service to increase its appeal to viewers there, analysts say. Netflix seeks to expand ...