Netflix has announced a premiere date while confirming that the series is facing its final stretch.
Narcos: Mexico, the complementary series to Narcos with which Netflix decided to replace the fourth season of the unforgettable fiction in 2018, faces its final stretch. This has been announced by the ‘streaming’ platform, which has shared a ‘teaser’ in which it announces the release date of the new episodes, yes, but at the same time confirms that the season 3 of Narcos: Mexico will put the finishing touch to the history of drug trafficking in the Central American country. With the end of the series starring Michael Peña and Diego Luna, Netflix also says goodbye to an authentic mass phenomenon that began with the story of Pablo Escobar and that continued to expand with this new story outside of Colombia also with great success.
Above these lines you can see the trailer released by Netflix, while, below, we summarize everything you need to know about season 3. Among all of them, do not miss the first unpublished images of the new episodes.
When does season 3 of Narcos: Mexico premiere?
The final season of Narcos: Mexico premieres in full on Friday November 5, 2021. The season, like the previous ones, will consist of 10 episodes which will be made available in full on Netflix on that date.
The expected premiere occurs exactly a year and a half after the premiere of the second installment, broadcast on the streaming platform in February 2020, just before the crisis in the industry caused by the Covid-19 pandemic.
A war that will change Mexico and drug trafficking forever
This is what the voiceover of the ‘teaser’ promises, it serves as the first preview of the war that is about to take place as a result of the fragmentation of Felix’s empire (Moon). According to the official description released by the platform, the season “will be set in the 90s, in full explosion of the globalization of the drug business “.
As new independent cartels grapple with surviving political upheaval and increased violence, a new generation of Mexican drug lords comes to light. But in this war, the truth is the first victim and every murder, every arrest and every withdrawal only pushes the real victory further.
Who stays and who joins ‘Narcos: Mexico’?
The third season of Narcos: Mexico will have tthree new regular characters: Luis Gerardo Méndez as Victor Tapia, a policeman from Juarez with a moral dilemma; Alberto Guerra as Ismael “El Mayo” Zambada, an independent drug dealer who is always one step ahead of the rest and silently; and Luisa Rubino as Andrea Nuñez, an idealistic and ambitious young journalist whose mission to expose corruption leads her to a much bigger story than anticipated.
Likewise, the regular members Scoot McNairy, Jose Maria Yazpik, Alfonso Dosal, Mayra Hermosillo, Matt Letscher, Manuel Masalva, Alejandro Edda and Gorka Lasaosa remain in the cast.
Bad Bunny and his acting debut
One of the surprises of season 3 of Narcos: Mexico is that it will mean the television debut of Benito Antonio Martínez Ocasio, better known as Bad Bunny. The famous Puerto Rican rapper and songwriter is one of the season’s guest stars and in it he will play Arturo “Kitty” Paez, a member of a band known as the “Narco Juniors”, young people with connections and money who live in high society. but they are drawn to the life of the cartels, money, crime, drugs and violence.