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Showrunner Eric Newman and Star Michael Peña on Making ‘Narcos: Mexico’

“Narcos: Mexico,” the much anticipated fourth season of Netflix’s global hit show kicks off worldwide on the streaming giant by Nov. 16.

As it moves away from its three-season Colombian setting, the new 10-episode series traces the genesis of the drug trade just south of the Rio Grande.

“Narcos: Mexico” focuses on the rise of the Guadalajara cartel in the 1980s. The key witness to this ascent is DEA agent Kiki Camarena, played by Michael Peña (“Ant-Man and the Wasp”), who moves his wife and son from Fresno, California to Guadalajara to assume a new post. Here, he goes up against the astute drug lord Felix Gallardo, played by Diego Luna (“Rogue One”), who has united a once-disorganized group of independent marijuana growers and dealers to form the infamous cartel.

“Narcos: Mexico” is produced by Gaumont Television for Netflix. Eric Newman serves as executive producer and showrunner. José Padilha, Doug Miro

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