Yo, Pablo Escobar is Pretty F’n Scary in this Dark, Violent Trailer for ‘Narcos’

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Netflix has released the trailer for Narcos, the story of Colombia’s Medellín cartel.

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And it’s pretty violent…just wait.

Of course, infamous cartel leader Pablo Escobar is the main focus.

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Escobar is played by Brazilian actor Wagner Moura.

We see Escobar intimidating dudes with machine guns…

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And leaving them with some tough decisions to make:

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Oh…well, I think we’ll choose silver, right boys?

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You’ll get a quick look at the guys who helped Escobar build his empire.

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Like José “El Mexicano” Rodríguez Gacha played by Luis Guzman. He’s the cartel member responsible for trafficking cocaine from Panama to California, eventually setting up the Nicaraguan trafficking route.

You’ll also get a glimpse of gratuitous cartel violence…

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Yeah, that’s a rocket launcher.

And the staggering body count the Escobar’s crew left behind.

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It’s not a Medellín cartel show without bodies littering the screen.

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There’s even a Colombian army firing squad.

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Guns, guns and more guns.

You’ll also get to see the perspective of DEA agents Javier Pena and Steve Murphy:


Those are the faces of two guys [Pedro Pascal and Boyd Holbrook] who realize they aren’t busting hippies for sacks of weed anymore.

And finally, we see Escobar isn’t impressed by threats.

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You don’t get to where Pablo Escobar is by being afraid of a gun pointed at your chest.

Check out the full trailer below:

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