'Narcos' season 2 news: series may air August 2016

(Official "Narcos" Facebook)

Netflix released the pilot season for "Narcos" almost two months ago and less than a week after its debut, the web streaming company has already announced that they have ordered one more run for the crime drama series. Early in September, Netflix succinctly confirmed season two in an update on the show's official twitter account.

"Coming soon. #Narcos" read their tweet, as reported by Deadline.

Fans are without a doubt ecstatic over the renewal of the latest Netflix hit. However, they would be disappointed to find out that the release of season two would be quite the hefty wait. According to iDigitalTimes, the second run of the fictional biopic might debut late in 2016, almost a year to the day when the first season became available. Netflix has yet to comment on the speculation;however, these claims coincide with the web streaming company's previous scheduling for original programs.

Elsewhere, Pablo Escobar himself, Wagner Moura, has teased on the steps he has to make in order to prepare for the second season. In an interview with Vulture.com, he revealed that he had to gain 40 pounds for the role, and because he lost all the weight post-production, he jokingly said that he might need a fat suit during the season two's filming. He further explained how he had to learn how to speak in Spanish and because he made friends during the first filming, he has since been practicing with them to keep from being rusty.

"I have to have a fake belly! I made a lot of friends in Colombia, so we will always talk, [and] I'm trying to keep up with Spanish. The first season, I [also] had a dialogue coach with me all the time. So if we have a second season, I hope to have this guy again."

No word yet on when exactly "Narcos" would return for season two. However, the series is expected to be released in whole by August of 2016.


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