Sense8 star Miguel Ángel Silvestre is joining Narcos Season 3. The Spanish actor previously hinted on social media about his new gig.
In a video he posted, he was seen walking around while wearing a cap that has one word written on it – Narcos. E! News translated a report published by Spanish publication HOLA! España. The publication confirms Silvestre is indeed joining the hit Netflix show.
According to HOLA, the 34-year-old actor will be playing the role of a person in charge of laundering money for the drug cartel. Silvestre has been traveling to and from Bogota, Colombia, for the production of Narcos Season 3, the publication adds.
When asked about his character, Silvestre teased he will portray a mysterious character. “He is an enigmatic person. It is not yet very well known how he is. He’s had a love story that was bitter and also filled hatred.” He added that his character will have a Colombian accent as well.
Narcos Season 2 concluded with the death of Medellin cartel leader Pablo Escobar, played by actor Wagner Moura. The upcoming season will focus on another Columbian gang. At the end of Season 2, DEA agent Javier Pena (Pedro Pascal) disclosed information about the cartel.
Narcos showrunner Eric Newman earlier confirmed that there will be four Cali godfathers in Narcos Season 3. Fans will still see brothers Gilberto (Damian Alcazar) and Miguel (Francisco Denis), and Pacho Herrera (Alberto Amman).
Narcos Season 3 New Characters
Aside from Silvestre, several other new characters will be joining the upcoming season.
Actress Andrea Londo will play the role of former Colombian beauty queen named, Maria. Pretty Little Liars actor Nicholas Gonzales will portray DEA agent Lopez. He will help agent Peña in the war against the Columbian drug trade. Michael Stahl-David will play the role of agent Chris Feistl, an American DEA assigned to Colombia to track down the drug cartels.
Moreover, Kerry Bishe will also join the crime drama series and will play the character, Christina. She is the wife of a Colombian, who is involved in a drug cartel. Christina will play an important role in the downfall of the Cali Cartel.
Nexflix has yet to announce the premiere date for Narcos Season 3.