Netflix has announced Luis Gerardo Méndez, Alberto Guerra, Luisa Rubino, Benito Antonio Martínez Ocasio “Bad Bunny,” and more have joined the Narcos: Mexico Season 3 cast.
Luis Gerardo Méndez will play Victor Tapia, a Juarez cop with a moral dilemma; despite his misgivings over getting involved, he is drawn into the mystery of a series of brutal killings.
Alberto Guerra is set to play Ismael “El Mayo” Zambada, an independent drug trafficker whose unassuming manner belies the fact that he is quietly one step ahead of everyone else. Luisa Rubino portrays Andrea Nuñez, a young idealistic and ambitious journalist whose mission to expose corruption brings her an even bigger story than she anticipated.
Benito Antonio Martínez Ocasio “Bad Bunny” guest stars as Arturo “Kitty” Paez, a member of Ramon Arellano Felix’s gang called the “Narco Juniors” – rich, well connected kids from upper society who fell in with the cartel life for the money, drugs and violence.
Additional new Narcos: Mexico Season 3 cast regulars include Alejandro Furth as Ramon Salgado, Lorenzo Ferro as Alex Hodoyan, José Zúñiga as General Rebollo, Diego Calva as Arturo Beltran Leyva, Kristen Lee Gutoskie as Dani, and Beau Mirchoff as Steve Sheridan.
The additional guest stars include Yessica Borroto as Marta, Damayanti Quintanar as Hortencia, Manuel Uriza as Carlos Hank Gonzalez, and Markin López as Rogelio.
The returning series regulars are Scoot McNairy, José María Yázpik, Alfonso Dosal, Mayra Hermosillo, Matt Letscher, Manuel Masalva, Alejandro Edda, Gorka Lasaosa.
The returning guest star is Alberto Ammann.
Set in the ’90s, when the globalization of the drug business ignites, Narcos: Mexico Season 3 examines the war that breaks out after Felix’s empire splinters. As newly independent cartels struggle to survive political upheaval and escalating violence, a new generation of Mexican kingpins emerge.
But in this war, truth is the first casualty – and every arrest, murder and take-down only pushes real victory further away…
The showrunner is Carlo Bernard. The directors of the third season include Andrés Baiz, Alejandra Márquez Abella, Luis Ortega, Amat Escalante and Wagner Moura.
The show is executive produced by Sidonie Dumas, Christophe Riandee, Nicolas Atlan, José Padilha, Doug Miro, Andrés Baiz, Carlo Bernard and Eric Newman.