Sofia Vergara gives life Griselda Blancothe Colombian trafficker of the Medellín Cartel, who pioneered cocaine trafficking in Miami in the 1980s and early 2000s.
In her role as “cocaine godmother” and “queen of narcotics trafficking,” Vergara has undergone an incredible transformation that appears to include thinner eyebrows and prosthetics to make her nose and chin look like Blanco.
The limited series will consist of six 50-minute episodes and will stream on Netflix. Griselda will chronicle how the devoted mother’s “deadly blend of charm and unsuspected savagery” created one of the most profitable cartels in history.
“Although known for her ruthless and violent ways of doing business, Griselda Blanco was one of the world’s wealthiest drug traffickers who enjoyed a lavish and glamorous lifestyle,” reads the description of the project.
Vergara developed the series over eight years. As reported by Weekly entertainmentNetflix recently announced that the production has added new actors to the cast, including Alberto Guerra (Narcos: Mexico) like Dario, vanessa ferlito (NCIS: New Orleans) like Isabella, Alberto Amman (Narcos) as Alberto Bravo.