Tremendous controversy has generated the launch of Griselda, the miniseries that premiered Netflix on January 25 and that has the entire world talking about Sofía Vergara. However, On January 19, it was learned that one of Griselda Blanco’s sons, who goes by the name of Michael Corleone, made the decision to sue the Barranquilla woman..
According to the news portal TMZ, The drug trafficker’s family decided to take judicial measures, with which they sought to prevent the premiere of the miniseries. The media outlet consulted with a source who claims that none of Blanco’s relatives gave permission for the image rights. to carry out production.
Recently, Sofía Vergara was a guest on the program First impact of Univision, in which journalist Tony Dandrades did not miss the opportunity to investigate the judicial mess of the Parrot. His response to Corlione was forceful: “I really want to read your book.”
He added that this is the world of entertainment and assured that Blanco’s son was very young when his mother was detained by the authorities.
“I read a lot about his life and he had a very difficult childhood, his mother was put in jail when he was a little boy. […] A lot of suffering and I really want to read your book, because I know it has a story that will interest us all, it has an impressive story,” the actress concluded.
The lawsuit states that several of the stories shown in the book were used by the producers to construct the series.
The Colombian said in the program that The interest in producing a series inspired by Griselda Blanco arose 15 years ago, after watching a documentary about the drug trafficker.
Vergara, who lived at a time when drug trafficking reigned in the streets of different cities, did not believe that there was a woman who framed everything that The black widow meant to that world. The documentary aroused the curiosity of the actress, because she thought it was a fictitious character or that she was in someone else’s shadow and she realized that it was indeed real.
“He was trafficking at the same level as other big bosses of the time.” […] She was imprisoned for 22 years, a lot is known about her, the thing is that it was a name that not everyone knew and in Colombia no one had heard of her, that’s why I didn’t have to meet with them,” said the actress. Modern Family.
In addition to taking on the lead role in the miniseries, Vergara participates in the production as executive producer, something that also excited her to be able to participate in Griselda. On the official account of Netflix Latin America, The work team revealed what the transformation process was like, how long it took, among other details.
“His physical transformation was one of the most difficult things. We didn’t want her to look like Sofia, nor to imitate Griselda Blanco. […] Every day they put her makeup on for hours, she appeared in every scene,” said Eric Newman. “It all happened in Miami, in the 70s and 80s. Getting the look Right was very important to me. The makeup artists and stylists are great, I needed to disappear,” Sofía added.
And the Colombian has repeatedly stated that for more than three hours she had to remain in front of the mirror, almost motionless, so that her physical features would disappear.
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