What is Red Queen (TV) About?
Red Queen ('Reina Roja'), a gripping Spanish thriller television series, revives the suspenseful story crafted by novelist Juan Gómez-Jurado. The narrative follows Antonia Scott, renowned as the world's most intelligent person, as she reluctantly steps out from her self-enforced seclusion. Amidst a shocking murder at a wealthy family's estate and the kidnapping of another renowned heiress, Antonia finds herself entangled in the investigation when her former supervisor seeks her unparalleled expertise. She is joined by Jon Gutiérrez, a compassionate Basque policeman grappling with his own personal challenges. The collaboration between Antonia's razor-sharp intellect and Jon's police prowess creates a dynamic thrust into a web of criminality and intrigue. Developed into a riveting screenplay by Salvador Perpiñá and Amaya Muruzábal, the atmosphere of the series is vividly brought to life through the direction of Koldo Serra and location shooting across Madrid and Toledo. This merger of character-driven narrative and suspenseful storytelling unfolds over the course of 7 episodes, all made available on Amazon Prime Video on February 29th, 2024. Red Queen marks a sophisticated blend of detective drama and psychological intricacy, all the while forging a poignant exploration of the high-stakes world in which Antonia Scott ventures to reclaim the agency of her previous life.
The first episode of Red Queen aired on February 29, 2024 and the most recent episode to air was on February 29, 2024.