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Netflix ‘Narcos’ Confirms a Historically Deadly End to Season 2

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick June 14, 2016 @ 4:58 PM
Netflix
The first official teaser for Netflix’s Narcos Season 2 gave not only a premiere date, but also another red-letter day in history that seemed to confirm Pablo Escobar’s days were numbered. Now, star Wagner Moura confirms a deadly plan for the condensed second season, raising the question of a third Narcos season potentially rebooting.

‘Narcos’ Sets Season 2 Premiere (And Escobar’s Expiration) in New Teaser

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick June 13, 2016 @ 9:11 AM
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Anyone watching the first season of Netflix’s Narcos had to wonder how far Season 1 would get into the story of Pablo Escobar without brushing up against his inevitable end, and it looks like Season 2 isn’t backing away from that date with destiny. Not only does the new season have a 2016 premiere, but our first teaser promises that Escobar has an expiration date.

‘Narcos’ José Padilha Eyes Showtime Aryan Prison Drama ‘The Brand’

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick March 1, 2016 @ 5:38 PM
Universal / IFC
Pop culture has long made use of gang drama in prison storytelling, though Netflix Narcos producer José Padilha aims to explore its American origins. The prior Robocop director has partnered with The Messenger scribe Alessandro Camon for new Showtime event series The Brand, tracing the rise of prison gangs, especially the Aryan Brotherhood.

Netflix’s ‘Narcos’ Loses (Another) Showrunner Before Season 2

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick December 23, 2015 @ 10:56 PM
Netflix
Netflix’s Colombian drug trade drama Narcos proved a slow-but-steady hit, recently garnering itself a Golden Globe nomination for Pablo Escobar portrayer Wagner Moura, but behind-the-scenes has proven a bit shaky. Following the loss of one showrunner, the second has now stepped down in advance of Season 2.

Netflix’s ‘Narcos’ Cuts Another Line For Season 2 Renewal

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick September 3, 2015 @ 10:23 AM
Netflix
Anyone who partook of Netflix’s drug-trafficking drama Narcos this past weekend knows how deeply into the world of Columbia’s cocaine trade and Pablo Escobar’s history ten episodes could go, but there’s plenty more to go around. Netflix has officially ordered a second season, albeit with a bit of creative change at the top.

Netflix’s New NSFW ‘Narcos’ Trailer Out-Capones Al Capone

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick August 18, 2015 @ 12:49 PM
Netflix
Netflix hasn’t had very much luck launching original dramas since its initial breakout successes, though a little excess might just put José Padilha’s Narcos over the top. Money flies in every direction for the series based on the legendary Pablo Escobar’s drug empire, as Pedro Pascal proves himself ever the Casanova.

Netflix Drug Drama ‘Narcos’ Blows Across the Border in First Trailer

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick July 15, 2015 @ 10:04 AM
Netflix
A few weeks ago, Netflix’s Narcos smuggled out its first teaser, and now the Pablo Escobar drug drama wants to get away with a full kilo. The drug war is on by the first official Narcos trailer, setting Boyd Holbrook and Pedro Pascal against one of the most notorious drug smugglers in history.

Netflix ‘Narcos’ Sets the Red Viper’s August Return by First Blow-y Teaser

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick June 25, 2015 @ 10:38 AM
Netflix
It’s been some time since we’ve heard anything from the front of Netflix original series Narcos, captained by RoboCop director José Padilha, and starring the Red Viper himself, Game of Thrones alum Pedro Pascal. At last, Netflix has finally given us a first look at the new series, as well as an August premiere for the Colombian drug drama.

'Game of Thrones' Star Pedro Pascal to Head Netflix Series 'Narcos'

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick June 6, 2014 @ 12:14 PM
Netflix / HBO
We wouldn't dream of spoiling the most recent 'Game of Thrones' for you, but suffice to say, season 4 star Pedro Pascal will be looking to crack a few skulls outside of Westeros in the future. The fan-favorite star officially landed a prime role in Netflix's upcoming original series 'Narcos,' but as whom you ask?

Battle of the RoboCops: Is the Remake Better Than the Original?

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by Jacob Hall February 20, 2014 @ 10:30 AM
Sony Pictures/MGM
After years of moaning and teeth-grinding from fans, the instantly-controversial remake of 'RoboCop' has arrived in theaters. Like so many fans of Paul Verhoeven's 1987 original, we were dreading this day like no other. Even if the remake was a good...