it’s been a while since Narcos The franchise released anything new on Netflix but that’s about to change. Fans can expect the 10-episode final season to drop through the streaming service sooner than you think. There will be some changes this time. Here’s what we know so far.
‘Narcos: Mexico’ season 3 release date
NS Mexico The iteration finally returns for its final run. On November 5, 2021, the streaming service will release the 10-episode series, making it the sixth season in the history of the franchise. The renewal came in 2020 with the news that showrunner Eric Newman would focus on other projects, but would remain an executive producer. Co-creator and executive producer Carlo Bernard will play Newman for this round.
“I am grateful for my five years” Narcos And Narcos: Mexico, and are very proud of what this wonderful team has achieved with these shows,” Newman added. Hollywood Reporter. “When we started this effort — making a show in two languages, in a country that had never seen this kind of production — it seemed crazy.”
He continued: “But Netflix saw its potential then and their faith in us never wavered. Carlo Bernard is the first person I spoke to about this project 10 years ago, and I am extremely happy to be leaving the handling of season three. Narcos: Mexico In his very capable hands. “
Plot and Casting for ‘Narcos: Mexico’ Season 3
The coming season will come with some changes. Star Diego Luna will not reprise his role as Felix Gallardo due to his commitment to Disney+ star wars Prequel Series. However, co-star Scott McNairy will return as DEA agent Walt Breslin. Jose María Yazpic, Alberto Amman, Alfonso Dosal, Myra Hermosillo, Matt Letscher, Manuel Masalva, Alejandro Ada and Gorka Lassosa will also return to the gritty series alongside Bad Bunny and Beau Mirchoff.
According to Netflix, Season 3 begins with a new cartel story set in the 90s. Last season kicks off after Gallardo is arrested on charges of kidnapping and murdering DEA agent Kiki Camarena (Michael Pea). This paved the way for the Sinaloa, Tijuana and Juárez Cartels to engage in an inevitable turf war. That means we’ll see more of Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán (Ada) coming to power.
Despite Luna’s absence, Luis Gerardo Méndez, Alberto Guerra and Luisa Rubino joined the cast for the new season.
“It’s a system that creates these characters and gets rid of them when they’re no longer needed,” Luna previously reported. entertainment tonight. “Actually, it’s not good and bad. It’s not good people chasing the bad guy. It’s a system where corruption exists everywhere, and it’s a system that has government, police, military, on both sides of the border. Banks are involved. You can’t change the system. It’s the system that changes you.”
The return of another ‘Narcos’ alum
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Filmed in Mexico City, Narcos: Mexico welcomes the east Narcos The star, Wagner Moura – but this time he’ll be behind the lens. The actor who famously played Pablo Escobar for the first two seasons Narcos (and a cameo in Mexico) directs two episodes of the third season.
The upcoming season will also have a new narrator. Luisa Rubino – the first female storyteller – tries to expose corruption as a journalist. The other season was voiced by Boyd Holbrook, Pedro Pascal and McNairy.
We can’t wait to see how the new season unfolds in November.