”Elite Squad”-instruktøren Jose Padilha står bag Narcos, som har Wagner Moura i hovedrollen som den magtfulde og brutale narkosmugler.
Alle seriens 10 afsnit får premiere samtidig i alle Netflix lande i starten af 2015.
“Jose and Wagner together created one of the most sophisticated and chilling portraits of criminality and official corruption ever in their Elite Squad movies,” udtaler Netflix Chief Content Officer Ted Sarandos. “Their version of the Escobar saga will be like nothing ever seen before.”
“Our idea is to tell the true story of how cocaine became such a huge problem in the U.S. and Europe – and how it all started here in Medellin,” siger instruktør Jose Padilha, der forbedereder Narcos i optagelserne i Columbia.
“We are so thrilled to be working with Jose and Eric on this gripping and timeless story,” udtaler Katie O’Connell, Chief Executive Officer, Gaumont International Television. “Netflix is the perfect partner to launch this series and we are happy to be working once again with the amazing team there.”