"If you are to go and tell a story, be specific and authentic. Respect the context of where it happens. I grew up on watching Bond films where the bad guys had weird accents... They all seemed like cartoons. I don't like this idea. Let's be accurate.
"The show is not just in Spanish. It is in whatever language it needs to be spoken in the moment and that makes sense with the action and with the characters. When you show respect to stories like that, then people appreciate, the actor said.
He revealed that while growing up, like countless cinephiles, he also watched foreign films with subtitles.
You can go to a country and hire the best of the best and they can be Mexicans. The cast we have here is unbelievable. I have been working in cinema in that country my whole life, I have never seen them all together. It's the dream team of Mexican film industry, he said.
Pena said, As a Mexican-American, I do wanted to watch a lot of Mexican movies There were so many diamonds that I did'nt know
The first three seasons of "Narcos" were set in Colombia and focused on the rise of Pablo Escobar and after his downfall, the Cali cartel.
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