Narcos tells the true-life story of the growth and spread of cocaine drug cartels across the globe and attendant efforts of law enforcement to meet them head on in brutal, bloody conflict. It centers around the notorious Colombian cocaine kingpin Pablo Escobar (Wagner Moura) and Steve Murphy (Holbrook), a DEA agent sent to Colombia on a U.S. mission to capture him and ultimately kill him. Written by
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Did You Know?
Many actors from "Escobar: El Patron del Mal (EPM) also star in these Miniseries. The most relevant ones: a) Christian Tappán landed the role of Gonzalo Gaviria in EPM and plays one of the Moncada brothers in Narcos. b) Helena Mallarino plays Ana de Cano in EPM and plays the mother of reporter Turbay in Narcos. c) Aldemar Correa plays the youngest of the Ochoa brothers in EPM and plays the M-19 lead in Narcos. d) Juan Carlos Arango plays El Mariachi en EPM, and plays General Ariza in Narcos. See more
Many of the weapons carried by the Colombian forces throughout the series are seen with the 'Picatinny Rail' system in place of the carrying handles on their M-16s/M-4s. This series is set in the 1980s and the Picatinny Rail system was not adopted by US forces until the mid 90s. See more