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Watch: Exclusive New ‘Queen of the South’ Trailer

Watch: Exclusive New 'Queen of the South' Trailer

If, in the many months since you binge-watched every episode of “Narcos,” you’ve felt a void that only TV shows about the drug trade can fill, fret no longer. “Queen of the South” premieres on USA this summer, and the network has released a new trailer to hold you over in the meantime. An adaptation of the same best-selling novel that inspired “La Reina del Sur,” a telenovela that cost $10 million to produce and made Telemundo even more, it stars Alice Braga as a woman who absconds from Mexico to America in the aftermath of her boyfriend’s murder.

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The American Dream often takes on a dark form in film and on television, and this latest series looks no different. The footage includes bad guys donning Día de los Muertos masks, a dude who may or may not be innocent getting shot into an unmarked desert grave and a drug-queen matriarch saying “Welcome to America” to our heroine. (Something tells me her greeting isn’t entirely sincere.)

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No premiere date has been announced yet, which means you’ll have to live in uncertainty for a while. Who knows — you may even long have enough to get your fix by rewatching “Breaking Bad” in its entirety.

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