Next Friday a new chapter of the Narcos Franchise starts when Narcos: Mexico arrives on Netflix. Two men, one war, no mercy. Narcos: Mexico a new story from the Narcos universe. Ahead of that release, Netflix has released an intense new clip that’s ‘Mano O Mano’.
Diego Luna as Miguel Ángel Félix Gallardo and Michael Peña star as American DEA agent Kiki Camarena. Gallardo may look a softer, quieter leader than Pablo Escobar, he was just as sadistic and evil. The early reviews are looking great for the show with the leading two characters fascinating stories attracting many to this show.
Narcos: Mexico will explore the origins of the modern drug war by going back to its roots, beginning at a time when the Mexican trafficking world was a loose and disorganized confederation of independent growers and dealers. Witness the rise of the Guadalajara Cartel in the 1980s as Félix Gallardo (Diego Luna) takes the helm, unifying traffickers in order to build an empire. When DEA agent Kiki Camarena (Michael Peña) moves his wife and young son from California to Guadalajara to take on a new post, he quickly learns that his assignment will be more challenging than he ever could have imagined. As Kiki garners intelligence on Félix and becomes more entangled in his mission, a tragic chain of events unfold, affecting the drug trade and the war against it for years to come.
Narcos: Mexico is produced by Gaumont Television for Netflix. Eric Newman is Executive Producer and showrunner. José Padilha, Doug Miro and Carlo Bernard are Executive Producers.
The cast also includes Aaron Staton, Alfonso Dosal, Alyssa Diaz, Clark Freeman, Ernesto Alterio, Fermin Martinez, Fernanda Urrejola, Gerardo Taracena, Gorka Lasaosa, Guillermo Villegas, Horacio Garcia Rojas, and Jackie Earle Haley.
Narcos: Mexico – a new story from the Narcos universe – launches globally on Netflix on November 16.