Sofia Vergara plays the role of Columbian Queenpin.
The official teaser of Sofia Vergara’s “Griselda” is dropped. She portrays the role of Griselda Blanco, a Columbian Drug Cartel Leader also 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.
Alongside Vergara, the cast includes Alberto Guerra, Christian Tappan, Martín Rodríguez, Juliana Aidén Martinez and Vanessa Ferlito.
Griselda is based on the life of Griselda Blanco, who created one of the most profitable cartels in the world. After illegally immigrating to the United States from Columbia, she ran a cocaine trade in New York and Miami in the 1970s and 80s. She is responsible for the deaths of hundreds of people and is a key figure in the Miami Drug War. Eventually, she was arrested in 1985 and sentenced to 15 years in prison. She was murdered in Columbia in 2012.
It is not the first film on Griselda’s life. In 2017, the television movie Cocaine Godmother premiered, starring Catherine Zeta-Jones.
The six-episode series will premiere on January 25, 2024 on Netflix. Watch the teaser below.
Published by HOLR Magazine