The video service Netflix has commissioned the production of the series "Narcos", which will tell the story of the Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar and the Medellin cocaine cartel organized by him. This is reported by The Hollywood Reporter.
Jose Padilla has been appointed as the director, and the leading role is – Wagner Moura, with whom the director worked in the Elite Squad dilogy.
Padilla, who at the time of this writing is preparing to shoot the series in Colombia, said the following: “We want to tell a true story about how cocaine has become such a huge problem for the US and Europe, and how it all started here in Medellin. "
Padilla, Eric Newman, Doug Miro, Carlo Bernard and Chris Brancato. The ten-episode series is slated to premiere in 2015.
The Topic of Article: Jose Padilla to direct a series about Colombian drug lord.