WATCH: SAG-AFTRA Cast of ‘Queen Sugar’ Q&A

The SAG-AFTRA Foundation hosted an hour-long conversation with the cast members of OWN’s Queen Sugar, including Rutina Wesley, Dawn-Lyen Gardner, Kofi Siriboe, Omar Dorsey, Tina Lifford, Dondre T. Whitfield, Nicholas L. Ashe, and Timon Kyle Durrett.

Check out the conversation above!

Queen Sugar is an adaptation of Natalie Baszile’s novel of the same name and follows the lives and loves of the estranged Bordelon siblings in Saint Josephine, Louisiana: Nova (Rutina Wesley); a world-wise journalist and activist, Charley (Dawn-Lyen Gardner); the savvy wife and manager of a professional basketball star, and Ralph Angel (Kofi Siriboe); a formerly incarcerated young father in search of redemption.  After a family tragedy, the Bordelons must navigate the triumphs and struggles of their complicated lives when they inherit an ailing sugarcane farm in the Deep South.

 

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