Queen Sugar


In the OWN drama “Queen Sugar,” the Bordelon siblings struggle to move forward with their lives as they strive to honor the legacy of their father following his unexpected passing. Charley (Dawn-Lyen Gardner) relocates to Louisiana, to help run the family business and take on the role as the only black female sugarcane mill owner. Ralph Angel (Kofi Siriboe) struggles to transform from a formerly incarcerated single father to a landowner in the eyes of his family while Nova (Rutina Wesley) finds herself torn between her activism and her desire to be loved.

Cast & Crew

Rutina Wesley
Dawn-Lyen Gardner
Kofi Siriboe
Omar J. Dorsey
Tina Lifford
Nicholas L. Ashe
Dondre T. Whitfield
Timon Kyle Durrett
Bianca Lawson
Ethan Hutchison 

Executive Producer: Ava DuVernay
Executive Producer: Oprah Winfrey
Executive Producer: Monica Macer
Co-Executive Producer: Paul Garnes
Co-Executive Producer: Jason Wilborn
Supervising Producer: Carla Gardini
Supervising Producer: Anthony Sparks
Producer: Kat Candler
Co-Producer: Dana Greenblatt
Co-Producers: Christiana Hooks Mimi Won Techentin
Based on the book by: Natalie Baszile
Director of Photography: Kira Kelly
Production Designer: Ina Mayhew
Edited by: Shoshanah Tanzer
Music by: Meshell Ndegeocello
Story Editor: Davita Scarlett
Guest Starring: Sharon Lawrence Gayle King Alimi Ballard, David Jensen Reagan Gomez
Casting by: Aisha Coley, CSA
Louisiana Casting by: Tracy Kilpatrick, CSA
Costume Designer: Sandra Hernandez
Set Decorator: Owl Dwyer
Department Head Make-Up: LaLette Littlejohn
Department Head Hair: Nancy Morrison