'Narcos' season 3 release date, plot spoilers: Netflix releases trailer to hype up Cali Cartel head Gilberto Orejuela

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The second season of Netflix's hit historical crime drama may have just been released earlier this month, yet it seems like the hype for the next batch of drug-busting crime episodes grows stronger by the day as the network markets the third season.

Netflix just posted another teaser trailer for the third season of "Narcos" on the series' official Facebook account yesterday, adding fuel to the already fiery hype of the series. In the video, fans get to see Mexican singer Paquita La Del Barrio sing a ballad with lyrics strongly against the powerful but now deceased drug lord, Pablo Escobar.

Played by Wagner Moura, Escobar had been the central character of the past two seasons of "Narcos" and many fans wonder how the series could go on after the loss of the charismatic and powerful Colombian narco during the season 2 finale.


In the latest video released by Netflix, men and women start turning in shock as they realize that La Del Barrio's song was meant for Escobar, gaping as the singer rips a poster of a saintly Escobar off the wall of the bar.

The woman is allowed to sing on however, and at the end of the clip, she gets to meet the next big drug lord of the series, Gilberto Rodriguez Orejuela of the Cali Cartel played by Damian Alcazar.

Like showrunner Eric Newman had promised earlier this month in an interview with Entertainment Weekly, the story of "Narcos" would move forward from Escobar and turn to other significant narco players like those in the Cali Cartel.

"This show has always been about cocaine. We purposely did not call the show Pablo Escobar or Medellin," Newman explained in the interview. "In the same way that Osama Bin Laden begets ISIS, Medellin begets Cali begets the Mexican Cartels."

The executive producer also teases the return of Agent Javier Peña (Pedro Pascal) during the third season of "Narcos" saying that he would look into how he could fit the agent into the story of the Cali Cartel.