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The Queen Sugar, OWN drama series in the US from Academy award-nominated filmmaker Ava DuVernay, executive producer Oprah Winfrey and Warner Horizon Scripted Television, has announced the remaining directors for season three.

queen sugar 7 june 2018The all-female directorial line-up includes first-time television directors Nijla Mu’min, Christina Choe, Ayoka Chenzira and Rachel Raimist, along with the return of Queen Sugar .

These directors join the previously announced line-up from OWN, including producing director DeMane Davis, Patricia Cardoso, Shaz Bennett, Maria Govan and Lauren Wolkstein. Continuing the creative initiative by DuVernay to hire all female directorial teams, the series has employed 26 female directors to date.

Additionally, Vivien Ngo, Tony Aidan Vo and Elyse Dinh McCrillis join the cast in recurring roles, with all three characters appearing as part of an upcoming storyline which examines the vibrant Vietnamese community of New Orleans within the storylines centred on an African-American family in the new south.