Narcos fans will want to check this out. It’s a featurette from Netflix about the climax of the latest series of Narcos, the tense drama about Pablo Escobar and the gruesome, gruelling hunt for him. In the second season, notorious drug kingpin Escobar, played by Golden Globe nominee Wagner Moura, is on the run, with the Colombian authorities and the Americans in relentless pursuit – and determined to put an end to his illegal activities. However, the story doesn’t end there. Despite the demise of Escobar, there will be two further series of Narcos. Watch this space…
Ambitious new series about the rise of notorious ‘narco-terrorist’ Pablo Escobar
Netflix, starts Friday, 28 August
TRUTH IS NOT only stranger than fiction but more terrifying. Pablo Escobar, subject of Netflix’s new 10-part biopic, was a gang boss who made Tony Soprano and Don Corleone look like shoplifters.
‘Robin Hood of Medellin’
How to encapsulate this grotesque era in a TV drama? Series co-creator Eric Newman is adamant it will not celebrate the man some incongruously called the ‘Robin Hood of Medellin’.