The planning for the new Netflix limited series, Griselda, is on. The series will be chronicling the life of Griselda Blanco, an infamous drug queen pin. As a drug-lord from Columbia, she gained fame through her alias name, “Black Widow.” In the lead role, the show has cast Sofia Vergara as Griselda. She will be playing the ‘Queen of Cocaine in the series.
Several Narcos creative team members have joined as part of the series’ crew to develop the upcoming series. So, as the series production moves swiftly, here are a few key things to keep an eye on.
Will ‘Griselda’ Released in 2022 or 2023?
The filming for the series Griselda will take place in Miami and Los Angeles. However, the exact dates for the production are not revealed yet. While some sources suggest that the filming has already been initiated, others hint that it will take place at the starting of 2022 and will take place until Summer. Considering this, the series may receive its release by late 2022 or early 2023. It is likely to gravitate towards the latter one and may be available for streaming on Netflix by 2023.
Who is Behind the Production Team of Griselda?
Andrés Baiz, who is known for directing the episodes of Narcos, will be serving as the director of the series, Griselda. As the executive producer and creator of this limited series, Eric Newman (showrunner of Narcos) is on the team. Doug Miro is the producer and writer, with Ingrid Escajeda as the showrunner.
As per Netflix, Latin World Entertainment was developing the series for eight years, and now Netflix is holding the reigns of the series. Luis Balaguer, Carlo Bernard, and Baiz will be serving as the show’s executive producers. Sofia Vergara is also on the team as its executive producer.
Who is in the Cast of Griselda?
Playing the Columbian drug-lord, the series will be casting Sofia Vergara in the role. The famous Columbian-American actress Vergara will be bringing the notorious yet ambitious and savvy businesswoman from Columbia. She had dominated the world of drug cartels before many of the popular names of men made it to the limelight. Vergara, in her interview, adds that, with Netflix, Andrés, and Eric, they will be bringing Griselda’s life to the streaming platform.
What is the Show Griselda About?
The upcoming series, Griselda, will have six episodes in total, with each episode having a running time of 50 minutes. It will be recounting the exhilarating endeavors of Griselda Blanco as she oversees the Mendellín Cartel. From 1980 to the 2000s, she carried out the operation of the largest drug trades. She lethally blends charm and savagery, navigating through her personal and business life. Her devotion as a mother and her business-leading clean and ingenious tactics make her a larger-than-life figure.
Female narco, she was known by different names in the niche world. She was known as Cocaine Godmother, La Madrina, and Black Widow. She played key roles in the drug wars in Miami. She was shot down in Medellín, Columbia, in 2012. The ‘Narcos’ team behind the series and Vergara are excited to bring the exhilarating story to the audience. Griselda, the new Netflix limited series starring Sofia Vergara in the lead, will enter into production soon.