‘Narcos’ season 2: Wagner Moura exiting at season’s end

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There’s some big news that came out of the TCA Summer Press Tour when it comes to “Narcos,” but we’re not exactly all that excited to hear it. After all, what we’re hearing at present is that Wagner Moura is going to be departing the series at the end of the second season.

Specifically, here is what the actor had to say about it in a new interview with The Hollywood Reporter:

“This is definitely the last season for me … This is the season where we’re going to start see the fall of this guy. We’re going to see Pablo Escobar very vulnerable.”

This is something that the show seems to be prepared for by and large, given what executive producer José Padilha had to say recently:

“The show is not about Pablo … Pablo Escobar happens to be the man who created the mass business of cocaine trade. He’s, for lack of a better word, the founding father of this business but the show is about cocaine. It’s about drug dealers that deal cocaine.”

Ultimately, we have to hope that this show will figure out some new and rather-interesting ways to press onward; when you think about it, the exit of Moura should not be much of a surprise at all. After all, just remember for a moment or two that Escobar did not exactly live a long life, and we could be starting to careen towards the end of it on the show, depending on what the parties involved choose to do moving forward.

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