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ⓘ El Chapo (TV series)




El Chapo (TV series)
                                     

ⓘ El Chapo (TV series)

El Chapo is a Spanish crime television series, co-produced by Netflix and Univision, about the life of Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman. The series premiered on April 23, 2017 on Univision before airing on Netflix worldwide. It stars Marco de la O as the title character.

The series recounts the beginnings of Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman in 1985, when he was a low-level member of the Guadalajara Cartel, his rise to power as head of the Sinaloa Cartel, and his downfall.

On May 12, 2017, Univision confirmed that the series would be renewed for a second season. Season 2 premiered on September 17, 2017.

Netflix released the first season, comprising nine episodes, on June 16, 2017. The second season was released on December 15, 2017.

The third season premiered on July 9, 2018 on Univision, and on July 27, 2018 on Netflix.

                                     

1.1. Cast Main cast

  • Carlos Hernan Romo as Benjamin Avendaño a fictionalized portrayal of Benjamin Arellano Felix
  • Luis Fernando Peña as Armando "Rayo" Lopez
  • Paul Choza as a fictionalized portrayal of Vicente Carrillo Fuentes alias "El Chente")
  • Marco de la O as Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman
  • Rodrigo Abed as Amado Carrillo Fuentes alias "El Señor de los Cielos"
  • Juan Carlos Olivas as Hector Luis Palma Salazar alias "El Guero Palma"
  • Luis Rabago as General Roberto Blanco Macias
  • Rolf Petersen as Ramon Avendaño a fictionalized portrayal of Ramon Arellano Felix
  • Alejandro Aguilar as Toño
  • Hector Holten as President Carlos Salinas de Gortari
  • Diego Vasquez as Ismael Zambrano a fictionalized portrayal of Ismael Zambada Garcia alias "El Mayo" and/or "Don Ismael")
  • Antonio de la Vega as Arturo Bernal Leyda a fictionalized portrayal of Arturo Beltran Leyva
  • Humberto Busto as Conrado Higuera Sol "Don Sol" a fictionalized portrayal of Genaro Garcia Luna
  • Dolores Heredia as Gabriela Saavedra
                                     

1.2. Cast Recurring cast

  • Mauricio Mejia as Pablo Escobar
  • Tete Espinoza as Chio
  • Ivan Aragon as Quino Guzman
  • Wilmer Cadavid as Damaso Jimenez Galvez
  • Hugo Gomez as Attorney Federico Livas
  • Juliette Pardau as Graciela Griselda Lopez Perez
  • Valentina Acosta as Alejandra Alejandrina Maria Salazar Hernandez
  • Ermis Cruz as Isidoro
  • Biassini Segura as "El Lobito" Avendaño
  • Camilo Amores as Arturo Guzman Loera alias "El Pollo"
  • Iran Castillo as Vanessa Espinoza
  • Laura Osma as Elba Coronado a fictionalized portrayal of Emma Coronel Aispuro
  • Abril Schreiber as Guadalupe
  • Carlos Sanchez as Mayel
  • Marcela Mar as Berta
  • Juan Pablo de Santiago as Franco
  • David Ojalvo as DEA Administrator John C. Lawn
  • Joseph Fusezzy as Charles Pilliod U.S. Ambassador
  • Ricardo Lorenzana as Miguel Angel Felix Gallardo alias "El Padrino"