Netflix scout for Narcos TV show found shot dead in Mexico. Company confirms death of location manager Carlos Muñoz Portal in Temascalapa in central Mexico
A location manager working for the Netflix series Narcos has been killed while searching for places to film when the show moves from Colombia to Mexico for its fourth season.
Carlos Muñoz Portal, 37, had worked for many years finding locations for US film and television productions working in Mexico.
Muñoz was very experienced,
Muñoz had worked on films such as Man on Fire, Mel Gibson’s Apocalypto and the fourth film of the Fast and Furious franchise.
He got too close.
‘Narcos’ location scout found dead in Mexico https://t.co/IkecTvkw8Y pic.twitter.com/gKVCSoW9f3
— Los Angeles Times (@latimes) September 17, 2017
(The gentleman in the tweet is actor Pedro Pascal.)