First Narcos season 3 photos preview showdown with Cali Cartel


"Cocaine cartels are about succession", says Pedro Pascal's DEA Agent Javier Pena in the new teaser.

As Agent Pena hints in that final scene, Narcos new season will indeed focus on the Cali Cartel, Pablo Escobar's successors in the cocaine trade.

Warning: Necessary SPOILER info, going into Narcos Season 3. The first two seasons of the series followed the rise and fall of Colombian drug kingpin Pablo Escobar, played by Wagner Moura. Thankfully, the show did get renewed, and today, Netflix released a short teaser for the new season which includes a release date. And unlike Escobar, they prefer to keep their business out of the headlines.

"There's a revolving-door aspect to narco kingpins and we'll certainly exploit that", he said. This time the team is led by Gilberto Rodriguez Orejuela (Damian Alcazar), Miguel Rodriguez Orejuela (Francisco Denis), Pacho Herrera (Alberto Ammann), and Chepe Santacruz Londono (Pepe Rapazote). This season opens up a complex and ruthless world of new figures.

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Here is Netflix's official synopsis for Narcos Season 3.

In Season 3, with the bloody hunt for Pablo Escobar over, attention now turns to the the Cali Cartel.

The popular Netflix series is set to premiere on September 1 and will follow the second season's events where Pablo Escobar was finally killed in a heated confrontation.

The new season, which launches September 1, will explore the Colombian cocaine trafficking business in the wake of the death of Pablo Escobar.