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El Chapo 

TV-MA | | Crime, Drama | TV Series (2017– )
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A look at the life of notorious drug kingpin, El Chapo, from his early days in the 1980s working for the Guadalajara Cartel, to his rise to power of during the '90s and his ultimate downfall in 2016.
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Marco de la O ...  Joaquín 'El Chapo' Guzmán 34 episodes, 2017-2018
Humberto Busto ...  Conrado Higuera Sol 'Don Sol' 32 episodes, 2017-2018
Diego Vásquez Diego Vásquez ...  Ismael Zambrano 'Don Ismael' 27 episodes, 2017-2018
Juan Carlos Cruz Juan Carlos Cruz ...  El Bravo 19 episodes, 2017-2018
Alejandro Aguilar Alejandro Aguilar ...  Toño 18 episodes, 2017
Héctor Holten ...  President Carlos Salinas de Gortari 17 episodes, 2017-2018
Laura Osma ...  Elba Coronado 17 episodes, 2017-2018
Iván Aragón Iván Aragón ...  Quino 17 episodes, 2017-2018
Wilmer Cadavid Wilmer Cadavid ...  Dámaso Jiménez Gálvez 16 episodes, 2017-2018
David Ojalvo ...  Richard Smith 15 episodes, 2017-2018
Paco Rueda Paco Rueda ...  Licenciado Alberto Lora 15 episodes, 2017-2018
Juan Pablo de Santiago Juan Pablo de Santiago ...  Franco 14 episodes, 2017-2018
Juan Feldman ...  Héctor Luis Palma Salazar in English 14 episodes, 2017-2018
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A look at the life of notorious drug kingpin, El Chapo, from his early days in the 1980s working for the Guadalajara Cartel, to his rise to power of during the '90s and his ultimate downfall in 2016.

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Crime | Drama

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Details

Official Sites:

Official Netflix

Country:

Mexico | USA

Language:

Spanish

Release Date:

23 April 2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

El Chapo See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Univision Studios See more »
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Trivia

"El Chapo" (Joaquín Guzmán Loera) is planning to sue Netflix and Spanish speaking network Univision for allegedly defaming him with a TV series about his past life of conducting illegal activity. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Luke Cage: On and On (2018) See more »

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Excellent!

This is sort of like the Mexican equivalent of Narcos, really enjoyed this series - - I thought the acting was great and and all in all was done very stylishly - well worth a watch.

I hope more series are to follow.. Don't be put off by the negative review/s try it and make up your own mind - so glad i watched it all!


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