Sofia Vergara‘s profession is about to take a dramatic flip. The previous Trendy Household star is about to play the titular function in Netflix’s Griselda, a six-part restricted collection about real-life Colombian drug lord Griselda Blanco.
In keeping with Netflix, Griselda “chronicles the true lifetime of savvy and impressive Colombian enterprise lady, Griselda Blanco, who created one of the vital worthwhile cartels in historical past. A loyal mom, Blanco’s deadly mix of appeal and unsuspecting savagery helped her expertly navigate between household and enterprise main her to turn into broadly referred to as the ‘Black Widow.’”
Vergara may also executive-produce Griselda alongside author Eric Newman, showrunner/author Ingrid Escajeda, director Andrés Baiz, Doug Miro, Luis Balaguer and Carlo Bernard. All six 50-minute episodes shall be directed by Baiz.
Regardless of having a number of Narcos EPs on its crew, nonetheless, Griselda is taken into account a standalone drama with no connection to the Narcos franchise. Vergara and Balaguer have been growing the undertaking for eight years at Latin World Leisure earlier than bringing it to Netflix.
“Griselda Blanco was a larger-than-life character whose ruthless however ingenious techniques allowed her to rule a billion greenback empire years earlier than most of the most infamous male kingpins we all know a lot about,” Vergara says in an announcement. “We’re thrilled to have discovered the proper companions in Eric, Andrés and Netflix to assist us carry this story of her life to the display.”
Provides Newman, “Griselda Blanco has lengthy been a ardour undertaking for Sofia and we’re grateful that she and her companions at LatinWe have chosen us to assist her inform that story. Sofia is a superb expertise and her ardour mixed with a incredible story from Doug and Ingrid, and the superb Andrés Baiz on the directing helm, means we’ve got a really thrilling collection to share with audiences.”
Vergara is at present a decide on NBC’s America’s Bought Expertise, which wrapped its sixteenth season (Vergara’s second) in September. She beforehand portrayed Gloria Maria Ramirez Delgado-Pritchett on ABC’s Trendy Household for 11 seasons, which earned her 4 Primetime Emmy nominations.
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