Sofia Vergara‘s career is about to take a dramatic flip. The earlier Fashionable Family star is about to play the titular place in Netflix’s Griselda, a six-part restricted assortment about real-life Colombian drug lord Griselda Blanco.
In line with Netflix, Griselda “chronicles the true lifetime of savvy and daring Colombian enterprise lady, Griselda Blanco, who created a number of the worthwhile cartels in historic previous. A trustworthy mother, Blanco’s lethal mixture of attraction and unsuspecting savagery helped her expertly navigate between family and enterprise important her to develop to be extensively generally called the ‘Black Widow.’”
Vergara can also executive-produce Griselda alongside creator Eric Newman, showrunner/creator Ingrid Escajeda, director Andrés Baiz, Doug Miro, Luis Balaguer and Carlo Bernard. All six 50-minute episodes may be directed by Baiz.

No matter having a lot of Narcos EPs on its employees, nonetheless, Griselda is taken under consideration a standalone drama with no connection to the Narcos franchise. Vergara and Balaguer have been creating the enterprise for eight years at Latin World Leisure sooner than bringing it to Netflix.
“Griselda Blanco was a larger-than-life character whose ruthless nevertheless ingenious methods allowed her to rule a billion buck empire years sooner than a lot of the most notorious male kingpins everyone knows so much about,” Vergara says in a press launch. “We’re thrilled to have found the right companions in Eric, Andrés and Netflix to help us carry this story of her life to the show display screen.”
Gives Newman, “Griselda Blanco has prolonged been a passion enterprise for Sofia and we’re grateful that she and her companions at LatinWe have chosen us to help her inform that story. Sofia is an excellent experience and her passion combined with a unbelievable story from Doug and Ingrid, and the great Andrés Baiz on the directing helm, means we have got a very thrilling assortment to share with audiences.”
Vergara is in the meanwhile a resolve on NBC’s America’s Purchased Experience, which wrapped its sixteenth season (Vergara’s second) in September. She beforehand portrayed Gloria Maria Ramirez Delgado-Pritchett on ABC’s Fashionable Family for 11 seasons, which earned her 4 Primetime Emmy nominations.
Blanco was beforehand portrayed by Catherine Zeta-Jones in 2017 by the use of Lifetime’s Cocaine Godmother.

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