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New Netflix show Narcos chronicles gripping real-life tales of infamous drug kingpins

Published 15/07/2015 | 17:42

Pablo Escobar, the notorious Colombian drug lord, may have died over twenty years ago, but his image continues to live on in numerous dramatic performances.

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The latest of these is Narcos, a ten episode series coming out on Netflix this summer, which will star Brazilian actor Wagner Moura as Escobar.

Check out the official trailer to the brand new anticipated original series. All ten (10) episodes of Narcos will premiere on August 28 at 8.01am (Irish Time), exclusively on Netflix.

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Narcos chronicles the gripping real-life stories of the infamous drug kingpins of the late 1980s and the corroborative efforts of law enforcement to meet them head on in brutal, bloody conflict.

Its gritty storytelling details the many, often-conflicting forces - legal, political, police, military and civilian - that clash in the effort to control cocaine, one of the world's most valuable commodities.

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