The criminal series “Narcos” is a story about the formation of one of the largest Colombian drug cartels “Medellin” and its leader Pablo Escobar. The series is based on real events, shot by Netflix, directed by Carlo Bernard, Chris Brancato and Doug Miro. The first series was in 2015. During this time, the series has got a lot of fans, plenty of positive feedback from both viewers and film critics.
Just imagine, its rating on IMDb is 8.9 out of 10 based on 177 thousand of users.
Moreover, the series was nominated for the most prestigious television awards, among them: Golden Globes, Primetime Emmy Awards, BAFTA Awards and others … Such results are the reason for Netflix to shoot Narcos Season 3.
Although, honestly, after the second season many fans had a feeling that the release date for the third season will not be. Implemented agents of the US Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) carried out the mission by destroying the kingpin “Medellin cocaine drug cartel”. What could be worse than killing the main hero of the series … Who will now play his role? How will the events develop? Will there be any continuation? – There are the most popular questions among fans.
What will happen in Narcos Season 3?
The showrunner Eric Newman answered this question and others to one of the Hollywood news channels.
Concerning the title, the main hero and the continuation Newman said:
“From the beginning when we decided to call the show Narcos and not Pablo Escobar, I had always had in mind to tell the continuing story of cocaine.”
“We wanted to tell a story about the drug war and never just about one person or organization.”
As it became known from the words of Eric Newman, the storyline of the series Narcos Season 3 is focused on the heirs of the Colombian drug cartel “Medellin”, the fast-growing Cali Cartel.
“Just looking at the history of cocaine in Colombia, the natural conclusion that you would draw happened in reality: the Cali cartel aided in the dismantling of the Medellin cartel and benefited by going from being No. 2 to No. 1. They were then taken apart over a period of two years and another cartel rose up in their place.”
“We don’t want to replace Pablo Escobar. We are going to look deeper into the systemic effects within Colombia of cocaine and corruption. Unlike Escobar, who had positioned himself as an outlaw, Cali was very much a part of the system. They had bought their way in and they enjoyed a different kind of protection than Pablo did. Pablo was protected by the people who loved him and Cali was protected by a political and economic system that they had rather ingeniously built. It’s a different kind of villain. While Escobar was a single-cell organism, they were a complex, multi-celled organism.”
“There are four Cali godfathers: brothers Gilberto and Miguel (Francisco Denis), Pacho Herrera (Alberto Ammann), all of whom we’ve met, and then there is a fourth named “Chepe,” who is a sort of fascinating and colorful guy.“
Narcos Season 3 Release Date
Narcos Season 3 cast
In his interview, Eric Newman also told who of the actors will continue to play in the series, and who will leave.
Of course, Wagner Moura (Pablo Escobar) will leave the series, as his character is dead.
Damian Alcazar (Gilberto Rodriguez) will play a major role in the new season. His character will be the Cali kingpin of the Cali Cartel.
Francisco Denis (Miguel) and Pacho Herrera (Alberto Ammann) will play the role of the Damian Alcazar (Gilberto Rodriguez) brothers.
A new role will be given to actor Arturo Castro as William Rodriguez, who will play the fourth godfather “Chepe”.
Pedro Pascal will return as DEA agent Javier Pena.
It is unknown whether Steve Murphy. In real history, this character left the territory of Colombia after the destruction of Pablo Escobar.
Actress Kerry Bishe will play the role of Critina – an American whose Colombian husband is involved in the Cali Cartel.
Michael Stahl-David will play Chris Feistl, a young US Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) agent who “sought out the assignment to Colombia as the drug trade shifts to the Cali Cartel’s takeover in the wake of Pablo Escobar’s death”.
Matt Whelan will play his partner Daniel Van Ness, described as being to more “straight-edged and serious” of the two.
The crime TV series “Narcos” Narcos tells about the formation of the head of one of the largest Colombian drug cartels, known as the “Medellin cocaine drug cartel”.
The main hero, Pablo Escobar, was born in the most ordinary family, which could not boast of a good income. He spent his childhood in one of the poorest districts of the city of Medellin. His criminal way Escobar began with the fact that he made his own gang, hunted cars. As time was going, the authority of our criminal was growing, and very soon Pablo Escobar became one of the most famous criminals of his city. Everybody was afraid of him and respected, but he started his journey to the peak of his fame when he decided to run the drug business.
Escobar realized so quickly that this is a chance to earn really big money. At first he acted as an intermediary, and just delivered drugs to the United States. But over time, everything changed, and Escobar’s escort gang managed to capture the entire US drug market. Since that moment, a completely new stage in the drug trade in the US began…