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[Warning: This story contains spoilers from the season two finale of Narcos.]
Narcos answered the No. 1 burning question of season two when Netflix renewed the drug cartel drama for a third and fourth season. The confirmation that the show will go on after the death of Pablo Escobar, however, only brings about more curiosity as to what lies ahead for a series that, so far, has lived and breathed only for the Medellin Cartel kingpin.
The finale of season two brought an end to the two-season story of Escobar (played by Wagner Moura) by re-creating the 1993 Medellin rooftop shootout that brought down the real-life patron. It also clearly set up where the drug war will go with its ending note on the Cali Cartel, the rising rival to Escobar that had been lying in wait nearly all season long.
Historically, Cali took over as Medellin fell, dominating the the drug-trafficking trade and eventually becoming responsible for 90 percent of the cocaine in the United States at the height of its reign. But Cali is a different beast than Escobar's monster, providing Narcos with an opportunity to reinvent itself when it returns.
The Hollywood Reporter spoke to showrunner Eric Newman after the renewal news. Here are the biggest questions going into season three, deciphered to the best of THR's ability from everything we know so far.
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