Griselda is based on Miami drug lord Griselda Blanco.

The official trailer of “Griselda” is dropped. Sofia Vergara plays the lead role of Griselda Blanco, a Columbian Drug Cartel Leader known as Godmother.

Created by Eric Newman, Ingrid Escajeda, Carlo Bernard and Doug Miro, who were the executive producers of Narcos and Narcos: Mexico. Sofia is also one of the executive producers and is directed by Andrés Baiz.

The other cast includes Alberto Guerra, Christian Tappan, Martín Rodríguez, Juliana Aidén Martinez and Vanessa Ferlito. In addition, the trailer also introduces the guest star Karol G, who recently won three awards at the 24th Annual Latin Grammy Awards. In Griselda, she will be making her acting debut. The series covers Griselda’s journey as a queenpin, innovator, mother and killer.

“After all that I have been through, I’m not gonna give it away for nothing!” Sofia says in the trailer.

Griselda Blanco, illegally immigrating to the United States from Columbia, ran a cocaine trade in New York and Miami in the 1970s and 1980s. She was one of the main leaders in the Miami Drug War. Eventually, she was arrested in 1985 and sentenced to 15 years in prison. In 2012, she was assassinated in Medellín, Columbia.

All six episodes of Griselda will stream on January 25, 2024, on Netflix. Watch the trailer here.

Published by HOLR Magazine