or


[08/28/14 - 11:27 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, August 28
Updates include: Paget Brewster cast in Amazon's "Down Dog"; "Ray Donovan" creator Ann Biderman to step down as showrunner; and Netflix acquires the streaming rights to NBC's "The Blacklist."

[06/18/14 - 11:21 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, June 18
Updates include: Martin Sheen joins Netflix's "Grace & Frankie"; Jennie Jacques boards History's "Vikings"; and Manolo Cardona lands role in Netflix's "Narcos."

[06/06/14 - 11:43 PM]
Development Update: Friday, June 6
Updates include: Yaya DaCosta cast as Whitney Houston in Lifetime biopic; Pedro Pascal to star in Netflix's "Narcos"; and Amazon greenlights a pair of comedy pilots.

[06/05/14 - 11:28 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, June 5
Updates include: Jeremy Sisto boards "The Returned" at A&E; Diane Farr cast in ABC Family's "Stitchers"; and Kellan Lutz, Malin Akerman return for HBO's "The Comeback" revival.

[04/01/14 - 12:01 PM]
Only on Netflix: Wagner Moura as Pablo Escobar in "Narcos" Coming in 2015
The project marks an all-new take on the amazing story of the Medellin Cartel, once the world's most ambitious and violent trafficking organization.

[02/06/13 - 11:22 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, February 6
Updates include: Dave Annable joins NBC's "Joe & Joe & Jane"; John Corbett to lead CBS's "NCIS: Los Angeles" spin-off; and "Chicago Fire" gets an extra episode from NBC.







NARCOS (NETFLIX)
DEVELOPMENT HISTORY:
2/6/13 - 8/28/14
STATUS:
currently in development (2015-2016 season)
DEVELOPMENT STAGE:
ordered to series
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
10 episodes
DESCRIPTION:
(from Netflix's press release, April 2014) Brazil's top film star Wagner Moura will bring back to life the charismatic trafficker and politician Pablo Escobar in a Netflix Original Series Narcos from acclaimed director Jose Padilha and Gaumont International Television. An all-new take on the amazing story of the Medellin Cartel, once the world's most ambitious and violent trafficking organization, Narcos reunites the creators of the ultimate Brazilian cop action and political film, Elite Squad: Moura (Elysium) and Padilha (Robocop). Executive produced by Padilha, Eric Newman (Children of Men), the team of Doug Miro and Carlos Bernard (Sorcerer's Apprentice), and Chris Brancato (Hannibal), the ten episode initial season of Narcos will soon begin filming in Colombia with the series arriving in all Netflix territories in early 2015.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Boyd Holbrook as Steve Murphy
· Manolo Cardona as Eduardo Mendoza
· Pedro Pascal as Javier Pena
· Roberto Urbina as Fabio Ochoa
· Wagner Moura as Pablo Escobar
CREW INFORMATION:
· Carlo Bernard as CRTR/EP
· Doug Miro as CRTR/EP
· Eric Newman as EP
· José Padilha as EP/DIR (Pilot)
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Gaumont Film Company, The