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P R E S S
R E L E A S E
Narcos - Complete Season
One
RELEASE INFORMATION
Price:
DVD £29.99, Blu-ray
£34.99
KEY TALENT INFORMATION
Director:
“Devastatingly addictive”
– The Daily Telegraph
On DVD & Blu-Ray from Monday 29th Aug. 2016.
Fast Sell:
The irresistible and devastatingly addictive Netflix series comes to DVD and
Blu-ray for the very first time, packed with exclusive extras fans of the show won’t
want to miss. Narcos, A Netflix Original Series produced by Gaumont Television,
charts the rise of the infamous Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar.
Dubbed “The King of Cocaine”, Season 1 traces Escobar’s rise to power between
1977 and 1992, a time in which he was responsible for smuggling 80 per cent of the
cocaine supply into the United States, making himself a billionaire in the process.
The show was met with critical praise and grew a hugely dedicated following when
it debuted on Netflix last August. This is the next box-set that you absolutely have to
own and binge watch, taking its rightful place in your collection alongside iconic
series such as The Sopranos, The Wire, Breaking Bad and House of Cards. Included
on the box-set are a batch of essential bonus features including deleted scenes,
exclusive featurettes and much more. Don’t miss your chance to smuggle one home!
Key Talent:
Wagner Moura (Elysium, Elite Squad)
Boyd Holbrook (Gone Girl, Run All Night, Milk, and the upcoming Wolverine
movie)
Pedro Pascal (TV’s Game of Thrones, TV’s The Mentalist, TV’s Homeland)
Joanna Christie (TV’s Misfits, TV’s Mr Selfridge)
Stephanie Sigman (Spectre, TV’s American Crime, TV’s The Bridge)
Luis Guzma■n (Boogie Nights, Carlito’s Way, TV’s Code Black) Juan Pablo Raba
(Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D, La Reina Del Sur)
Executive Producer/Director: Jose■ Padilha (Elite Squad, RoboCop)
Jose■ Padilha
CONTACT / ORDER MEDIA
Primary Contact:
[email protected]
Lisa DeBell:
[email protected]
Almar Haflidason:
[email protected]
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Executive Producer: Eric Newman (RoboCop, Hemlock Grove)
Executive Producer/Showrunner: Chris Brancato (Law & Order: Criminal Intent, Hannibal)
Synopsis:
‘There’s no business like blow business’
A ‘narco’ is a drug lord, and Pablo Escobar was one of the most successful: beginning as a small-time black marketeer in Colombia, by
the end of the 1970s he was the main supplier of cocaine to the US. He got rich on his illegal enterprise as cities like Miami and LA
became addicted to the expensive party drug.
DEA agent Steve Murphy is sent to Colombia on a mission to catch Escobar. Partnered with local agent Javier Pen■a to help him have
Escobar extradited, Murphy is plunged into the middle of a brutal and bloody drug war where one thing is clear – Escobar, aided by
corrupt politicians, will stop at nothing to hold onto his power.
The first season of Narcos sees Murphy and Pen■a attempting to find enough incriminating evidence on Escobar to bring him down while Escobar himself sees his audacious political ambitions shot down in flames when his criminal ties are exposed.
We Like It Because:
Just 10 episodes in and Narcos has already joined alongside television’s big dramatic heavyweights. It has the writing and character
work to rival The Sopranos; gripping performances good enough for The Wire; fast-paced storytelling that’s as addictive as anything in
Breaking Bad; and enough sex and murder to make even Game of Thrones blush.
With House of Cards and Orange is the New Black, Netflix has already proved it’s one of the best places for original TV drama. Now
Narcos, takes it to the next level, brilliantly recreating the true events that surrounded the rise of criminal mastermind Pablo Escobar.
Brazilian filmmaker Jose■ Padilha ensures the series is strikingly cinematic in his role as executive producer and director, and there’s
a fantastic cast on hand, with breakout performances from Wagner Moura, Boyd Holbrook and Pedro Pascal, plus a great supporting
turn from veteran actor Luis Guzma■n.
Now on DVD and Blu-ray for the very first time, add the new TV show that everyone is talking about to your ultimate box-set
collection!
Hot Quotes:
"Sexy, bloody and addictive” – The Wrap
“Sharp writing and equally sharp acting” – The New York Times
“Like The Wire, Narcos is consumed with getting it right” – AV Club
“The next great Netflix show... Escobar is as complex as he is compelling” – The Verge “More addictive than Walter White” – The
Independent
Special Features:
Over 3 hours of special features!
Episode Audio Commentaries
Deleted Scenes
Featurettes:
The Colombian Collection
The Language Barrier
Establishing The Route

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