- The news of the cancellation of Pearl Thusi's Queen Sono on Netflix hit the internet and commenters have a lot of opinions
- Once it was announced that there would not be a Season 2 of the show, people took to the Twitter streets to add their thoughts on the matter
- The reactions coming from Mzansi were mixed and arguments broke out online as tweeps debated each other about the news
Pearl Thusi's Queen Sono was cancelled after it was announced that Netflix would not be bringing the show back for a second season. Once the news gained traction, peeps took to Twitter to give their opinions.
Mzansi's reaction to the news was mixed, to say the least. The commentary around the show's cancellation ranged from despair to celebration and ended in some online arguments.
Some commenters said that they had enjoyed the first season and were upset that there wouldn't be another.
Others said they were glad the show did not get renewed because they thought it wasn't very good. There was also some standard Twitter hate and debate happening.
Check out some of the reactions below:
Briefly.co.za first reported on the news that Pearl Thusi's Queen Sono had been cancelled after the creator of the series announced the decision.
Netflix's first African original series will not be returning for Season 2 due to production challenges related to Covid-19. The series had been given a go-ahead to shoot another season a few months back but Netflix has now decided to pull the plug on it due to the current "trying times".
The first season of the epic series was shot in different locations across Africa, including South Africa, Nigeria and Zanzibar, among others.
Creator and director of the show Kagiso Lediga confirmed that Season 2 of the series, which follows a well-trained spy played by Pearl Thusi, has been cancelled.
Kagiso told Channel24:
"We wrote a beautiful story that spanned the continent but unfortunately could not be executed in these trying times."
The publication reports that a Netflix spokesperson also confirmed that the production of Season 2 of the series has been halted.
"We've made the difficult decision not to move forward with Season 2 of Queen Sono."
Kagiso took to Twitter on Thursday, 26 November to let his fans know that the show has been yet another thing that 2020 has changed. He wrote:
"Another casualty of 2020. Thank you to all the fans and awesome team behind Queen Sono for the magic."
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