31/01/2017 12:00 PM
Discover the Wildlands documentary, companion piece to the upcoming game, Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon® Wildlands.
Directed by Colin Offland, Wildlands explores the war on drugs in Bolivia and South America. This documentary captures the stories of some of the most influential voices from both sides of the law.
For the very first time, these fascinating characters are brought together to give a broad perspective on a global crisis.
9 stories from the drug industry, told from both sides of the law.
Australia-born writer, known for his international bestseller, Marching Powder. Rusty first travelled to Bolivia in 1998 and hasn't stopped researching the drug industry since. He is the Wildlands Documentary’s narrator.
Former drug smuggler and friends of Rusty. He was sent to the notorious San Pedro Prison in La Paz after being arrested with 5kg of cocaine at the airport. For the first time, Thomas will travel back to Bolivia and San Pedro to retrace his criminal past in this documentary.
The man known for hooking North America on cocaine and enabling the meteoric rise of the Medellin Cartel and Pablo Escobar. Nicknamed ‘Boston George’, George Jung was a major player in the cocaine trade during the 70’s and 80’s and was immortalised by Johnny Depp in the movie ‘Blow.’
John Velasquez, AKA Popeye.
Pablo Escobar’s right-hand man and the deadliest hitman in cartel history. Popeye served a life sentence after admitting to killing 300 people and ordering the deaths of 3,000 more, as he violently enforced Escobar's legendary reign of terror.
Ex Medellin Cartel and DEA informant. In 1986, he was arrested by the DEA and was offered an ultimatum before opting to work for them as an undercover operative for more than two decades.
Pilar Angel - AKA ‘The Princess’.
A drug smuggler who turned informant. In 1986, her ex-husband was captured during a DEA sting operation and gave up his wife in return for a reduced sentence. However, the DEA seeing the potential Pilar had as an undercover operative, offered her a deal.
A former Navy SEAL with over 20 years combat experience, Adam has worked throughout South America, taking part in lightning-strike operations to bring cartels to their knees. His professional life has been mirrored by the Ghosts in Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon® Wildlands.
Mike McManus is an ex-DEA agent, responsible for training numerous agents across the USA. Mike famously arrested Carlos Toro in 1986, trained him and remained his handler for 2 years.
Former DEA agent, he spent many years deep undercover in South America. Posing as a drug trafficker, he put his life in constant danger, providing the intelligence his colleagues needed to bring down major cocaine trafficking rings.