Narcos season 3 and 4: Netflix confirm series will continue

The producers previously said: 'We’ll stop when the drug trade stops'

Jack Shepherd
Tuesday 06 September 2016 14:43
Narcos Season 3 Tease

Season two of Narcos finally hit Netflix over the weekend, revealing the fate of Pablo Escobar while also hinting at further stories about Colombia’s drug trade.

Unsurprisingly, the streaming service has confirmed seasons three and four are definitely happening, with José Padilha (Elite Squad, RoboCop) and Eric Newman (Children of Men) staying on as producers. Narcos season three will hit Netflix next year (2017).

Before the release of season two, the duo spoke candidly about wanting to continue working on the series. “We’ll stop when the drug trade stops,” Padilha told one publication, Newman adding: “We’ll stop when you stop. That’s our pact with America.”

Speaking about season two, the producers said how focusing on 18 months of Escobar’s life, rather than 15 years, changed the show fundamentally.

“It allowed us to slow down and live with the characters a little bit more than we could have last season,” Newman told the trade. “Now we’re watching his empire collapse around him.”

Meanwhile, multiple new Netflix originals are hitting the streaming service this September, including Luke Cage. The full list is available here.

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