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El capo


The Capo is a television series made by Fox Telecolombia and written by Gustavo Bolivar for RCN Television, based on its namesake book. This is the most expensive series ever produced in the country, which has a bunker itself, and expensive props, like a virgin all of gold, it is estimated that the series cost about 18 billion colombian pesos.

This is the story of Pedro Pablo Leon Jaramillo, a man who by necessity, chance and ambition becomes richer and more drug trafficker wanted by the authorities, is the most silent strategist of all time, but inadvertently created a circle around betrayals, loves and hates that he can't control. The story had become an obsession for Bolivar, write in first person, was based on what he would do if he were a boss, also having a lengthy investigation, including direct contact with other drug traffickers in prison.

This series will premiere soon in the United States on the TeleFutura network.

Cast

Marlon Moreno as Pedro Pablo Leon Jaramillo (El Capo): As the most wanted and wealthiest drug lord in history, he achieved notoriety for his strategies and ability to keep a low profile. He has created a world with love, intrigue, and deceptions which he falsely believes he can control.

Katherine Velez as Isabel Cristina: She is married to the boss and has known him since childhood. Her sincere and deep love for her husband does not allow her to see the truth about him.

Marcela Mar as Marcela Lievano: She is a journalist well known for her persistence and ability to get great story leads. Her lust for power led her to seek an interview with the boss going as far as altering her appearance through plastic surgery to become more pleasing to him. She eventually seduces him and becomes his lover because he killed her fiance and then supously falls in love.

Diego Trujillo as Defense Minister, Guillermo Olguin: His life is his work; his main goal is to capture the drug lord in order to guarantee his stay in ministry. He loves his family and while he fears for them, he is driven by his desire to capture El Capo.

Maria Adelaida Puerta as La Perrys: She has is a cold calculating woman and a natural born assassin. She has great admiration for the boss. Despite being a female, she holds her own with the men that surround El Capo.

Elkin Diaz as Nancho: He is the younger brother of El Capo. He was dragged into narco-trafficking business by his brother who has always been his mentor. He is El Capo's right hand man but his character is weak and malleable.

Natalia Jerez as Julieta: She is the daughter of El Capo and also the wife of the son of Minister of Defense. Educated in England, she is refined and well-cultured.

Manuel Sarmiento as Chemo: A calculating and self-loyal man, he serves as a bodyguard for El Capo. He is the technological arm of the team and is also deeply in love with La Perrys.

Plot

A bunker built by the same boss, Pedro Pablo "El Capo", where he, his wife Isabel Cristina, his lover Marcela and four of his men Nancho brother, Chemo, Perrys and Tato, are hidden, to escape from the army. Inside the bunker a cellphone is filtered and the phone receive a call, this is intercepted by a spy plane from which gives the order to keep operating. Outside the bunker, holding together a large military squad, camouflaged among the military, fiscal Grisales, which is actually an infiltrator from the Capo. On the bunker the Capo monitored the outside thanks to a closed system of chambers and the prosecutor's reports, there are also recreated a series of flashbacks, which talk about how Pedro Pablo became rich, as how he met Marcela. Outside the bunker, the military discover something very rare in the lake for what they decide to attack drawing the animals that lived in the place cause of this animal rights groups and journalists on the scene, including the camouflaged son of Capo, Juan Carlos. Marcela gets out of the bunker and meets with Juan Carlos and return to the bunker with he, two bombs were drop in the bunker, causing damages. Finally, the Capo and his accomplices get out of the bunker and move to a farm, leaving the injured Tato, the army capture Tato meanwhile Isabel and Juan Carlos returned to the city where they meet with Julieta. Julieta and Juan Carlos reveal to their spouses his true and true identity of his father, while Pedro tells his story to Marcela. Nancho persuades a terminally ill AIDS, named "El Moro" from driving a car bomb to the Senate in exchange for 200 million pesos for his family. Nancho, unable to tell Juan Carlos about the bomb, Juan dies in the explosion. Meanwhile, Marcela confess her true intentions and threat Pedro Pablo, and confess that Capo has killed in the past a journalist called Manchola, Marcela's fiance he confess the true identity of Pedro Pablo, Capo and Isabel Cristina heard about the death of Juan Carlos from Juliet, while Perrys and Chemo rescues the children of the Moro from their deaths and promise to take care ofthem. Pedro Pablo orders Nancho to take the body of Juan Carlos from where it's hiding. Meanwhile, Perrys and Chemo, in company of a nurse, are trying to get Tato from the hospital before they can take him to jail.

After they steal the body of Juan Carlos -Pedro Pablo's son- Capo and his men met in the caves, unaware that soldiers are following them, cause Julieta had told everything to her husband's family. Minister Olguin with general Sarmiento and general Moncada lead a raid without president's permission. Near in caves, el Capo is grieving his deceased son, cursing God, they enter to the cave, while the Don's family and the Minister are in prison. At that same moment, the minister is removed also Moncada, Sarmiento, and a lieutenant, President stated as Capo infiltrators. Juan Carlos veil in the caves, remembering old times. The military prepares to attack, but the Minister orders that have open fire. At that time, the Ministry works independently, and goes into the caves in search of Capo. When found he, make the passes, Leon promise to find a solution to his family problems. When the military were found, there was a clash between the military against Chemo and Perrys and the others left the cave entering in secret exit through a waterfall. The fighting claimed the lives of Chemo, by soldiers, and Moncada and General Sarmiento, Perrys escaped. Now out of the caves, they found the body of Chemo. When things could not get worse, the now-General Gaviria, with some men, and other soldiers are searching for the Capo. The search ends. When the President wis about to end his presidential race, for win votes for reelection, said that day as "E Day". Now the search of El Capo is increased with 20 Black hawk helicopters, 12 tanks of battle, 10,000 men from the anti- guerrilla squad, 6 combat aircraft f22-, and the spy plane. Extermination operation began, according to the president that day would not pass the Capo. Still, Pedro Pablo and the rest, buried with great sadness to Juan Carlos and Chemo, Perris swears take care of Moro's kids. Capo and his henchmen, seeking the best hide to place while the army are watching for them.

The Capo decide to surrender and save the integrity of his family, including his daughter he requests to the minister, contact the president informing him that Leon Jaramillo was released under two conditions: A cell -large and comfortable- and not be extradited. During these, Capo gives his ubbication. Leon Jaramillo is reported again and also sought the release of his family, where Shell decides to play dirty and communicate the family of Leon inside the jail, without the cunning of Juliet who asked to get out of the jail along with his family to the center. The President orders the initiation of "extermination". Leon Jaramillo and his accomplices were arrested by the army, having recorded his conversations with the president, separated from his associates who were sent to other prisons, Leon Jaramillo gives a memory card to a journalist friend of Marcela, requesting that the disclose when the time comes, Pedro Pablo refuses to conditions given. Meanwhile, his accomplices are in jail. The boss is moving to a maximum security prison. In a brawl planned by an old enemy of Capo, Nancho escapes. In the women's prison, another women attempts to assassinate Perrys, Isabel Cristina, the nurse that help Tato to escape from the hospital were he was taken to, Marcela, Minister's wife and another woman.

See also

RCN TV

Fox Telecolombia

External links

Official website

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