Netflix officially renewed Narcos for Season 3 to premiere in 2017

The release date for Narcos Season 3 — Pending

This article has the most up-to-date info on the status of Narcos Season 3 as we continuously monitor the news to keep you in the know. Netflix has officially renewed the series for another season expected to debut in 2017. To get notified of the exact premiere date – subscribe for updates below.

Basic info and storyline

Narcos is a new American crime drama and Netflix original series that stars Brazil’s top film actor Wagner Moura, as Pablo Escobar. Created by Chris Brancato, Eric Newman and Carlo Bernard, season 1 debuted on Netflix on August 28, 2015. So successful was the drug-fueled period drama that follow’s Colombia’s cocaine kingpin, the renewal for season 2 was immediately announced. Narcos season 2, which is comprised of ten one-hour episodes, was released in its entirety on September 2, 2016.

The series starts Moura as Escobar, and Boyd Holbrook and Pedro Pascal as the DEA agents, offering a dueling perspective of the 1980s drug trade business. The 10-episode first season was filmed in Colombia and brought back to life the most famous drug trafficker who turned into a politician. Narcos also brings viewers up close and personal with the notorious Escobar in a way unlike ever before, with chilling portraits of sophisticated criminality and official corruption.

Excellent reception and renewal prospects

Season 1 reviews have been extremely positive, generating lots of buzz and publicity in just a few short months. The glitz and glamour, combined with steady ratings helped the show receive a green light for another season. In fact, it was probably the fastest renewal commitment the streaming giant has ever made with regards to any of its original television series. Since then, the critically-acclaimed and internationally praised crime drama series has collected even more accolades, including two 2016 Golden Globe Award nominations. It also boasts a sky-high approval rating on IMDb of 9 out of 10.

Escobar`s death concludes the season, but there already are speculations on what a possible third season could look like – and the answer is that it may transition to other places and focus on other cartels, for example, the ones in Mexico. Please sign up for our automatic updates, and we`ll be sure to bring you the latest news regarding Narcos season 3.

Latest news

UPDATED September 7, 2016: We knew it – didn’t you? - and now it’s official! Just days after the release of the second season of Narcos Netflix renewed its hit criminal drama original series for the third AND fourth installments, scheduled to premiere in 2017. Multi-season renewals are not typical for Netflix, and such a commission definitely denotes an all-around hit. No further details regarding what the future seasons may entail have been released, besides the fact that Pablo Escobar is o longer in the picture. Please stay tuned for relevant news and a release date announcement.

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