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‘Narcos’ Revenue Split Spawns Legal Duel Between Executive Producers

Narcos director José Padilha claims his production partner is cheating him out of millions in profits from the series. Padilha is suing showrunner Eric Newman, alleging the veteran producer is concealing revenue — including money from audits of and bonuses from Gaumont Television. Under their profit sharing agreement, they agreed to an equal split of […]

Paramount+ Signs Slate Deal With ‘Narcos’ Producer Gaumont

Paramount+ is bulking up its streaming offerings with a long-term slate deal with French production heavyweight Gaumont, producer of Narcos, Lupin and Barbarians. Under the slate deal, unveiled Thursday, Gaumont will produce several original series in association with Paramount’s international studio, VIS, earmarked to premiere on streaming service Paramount+ internationally. Among the first shows greenlit under […]

‘Narcos: Mexico’ Star on Mysterious Death in Series Finale: “I Believe He Got Away With It”

[This story contains spoilers for the third season of Netflix’s Narcos: Mexico.] José María Yazpik had his own opinion about Amado Carillo Fuentes’ fate going into Narcos: Mexico. The actor, who grew up in Tijuana, was familiar with the real-life narco known as “Lord of the Skies” before playing him for four seasons on the […]

‘Narcos: Mexico’ Boss Explains Cyclical Series Finale: The Ending Could Never Be “Neat and Tidy”

[This story contains spoilers to the third and final season of Netflix’s Narcos: Mexico.] The final season of Narcos: Mexico delivered on a promise made at the very beginning: This story doesn’t have a happy ending. In fact, it doesn’t have an ending at all. After three seasons of Narcos tracking the origin of cocaine […]

Why ‘Narcos: Mexico’ Is Ending With Season 3

After five seasons and two decades of story featuring a revolving door of notorious drug kingpins, Narcos is ending its run. The hit Netflix franchise, which reset itself with Narcos: Mexico in 2018, had moved from 1990s Colombia to Mexico to track the next threat in the global drug war following the death of Pablo Escobar […]

Sofia Vergara to Star in ‘Griselda’ Limited Series at Netflix From ‘Narcos’ Team

Sofia Vergara is readying to play the Black Widow. In her first role since wrapping Modern Family, Vergara will be making a dramatic turn to play Griselda Blanco, the Colombian drug lord widely known as the “Black Widow,” for a six-episode limited series at Netflix titled Griselda. Vergara will also executive produce. Griselda is the […]

‘Narcos: Mexico’ Makes Way for the Next Generation in Final Season Trailer

There’s a new generation of kingpins in Narcos: Mexico. The third and final season of the Narcos spinoff series dropped its trailer on Monday. And the footage, as promised by the ending of season two, makes way for the emerging bosses from the Sinaloa, Tijuana and Juárez cartels to step up in place of departing […]

‘Narcos: Mexico’ to End With Season 3 at Netflix

Narcos: Mexico is gearing up for its final chapter. Netflix’s drug cartel saga will end with the previously announced third season of Narcos: Mexico. The final 10-episode season releases Nov. 5. The Mexico reset series will bring the Narcos franchise to its sixth season overall, as the cartel drama remains a top global performer for […]

Netflix’s ‘Narcos: Mexico’ Rounds Out Season 3 Cast

The new players join returning star Scoot McNairy when the drug cartel series picks up in 1990s Mexico, following the exit of star Diego Luna.

‘Narcos: Mexico’ Renewed for Season 3 at Netflix With New Showrunner (Exclusive)

Eric Newman, who is busy with other projects for the streamer via his overall deal, is handing over the reins to co-creator Carlo Bernard when the drug cartel saga returns.

‘Narcos’ Producer Gaumont Can’t Get Ex-CEO’s Severance Back Over Undeleted Files

Gaumont Television has convinced an L.A. judge it may have been damaged when its former CEO Katie O'Connell Marsh didn't wipe her laptop after she was terminated — but it can't get a declaration that said violation means she has to return her severance payment and it can avoid paying her a share of profits from now on.

AGC Studios Boards Scott Free’s Thriller ‘Panopticon’

AGC Studios and CAA Media Finance have come on board to finance the prison-set thriller 'Panopticon,' which Ridley Scott's Scott Free Productions will produce. 'Narcos' director Andrés Baiz will helm the feature, based on Emily Jerome's Black List script.