Set and filmed in Columbia, the series follows notorious drug kingpin Pablo Escobar, who became a billionaire through the production and distribution of cocaine, while also focusing on Escobar’s interactions with drug lords, DEA agents, and various opposition entities. Last weekend the second season was released on the streaming service.
Eric Newman and José Padilha will continue to serve as Executive Producers on the series, which is produced by Gaumont International Television for Netflix. The series is gaining strong reviews for Season 2, with the show becoming one of the most popular original series through the Netflix banner. The cast of Narcos includes Wagner Moura, Boyd Holbrook and Pedro Pascal.
Season 3 of Narcos will be released in 2017.