The crimes of Colombian Griselda Blanco marked a before and after in the US drug smuggling business. Her story has been adapted into a miniseries that will soon premiere on Netflix, starring Sofía Vergara and singer Karol G.

However, this is not the first time that the story of “The Godmother of Cocaine” has been adapted to an audiovisual format, because years before Sofía Vergara, actress Catherine Zeta-Jones already brought to life someone who was even a teacher of the terrible Pablo Escobar. , while Jennifer Lopez is still planning to give birth.

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Catherine Zeta-Jones

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Catherine Zeta-Jones played this character in Lifetime’s Cocaine Godmother. In this film, Zeta-Jones portrays Blanco’s life, from her difficult childhood to her rise as one of the most feared women in the drug trade.

As Infobae reported, Griselda pioneered the use of beautiful women, elderly people, children and double-bottomed suitcases to transport cocaine to other countries, in addition to being responsible for more than 200 murders in her lifetime, as reflected in the 2017 film.

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From 2016, the premiere of “The Godfather”, a feature film that was to be produced by HBO and starring Jennifer Lopez, is expected; However, so far there has been no news about this project.

“For many years I was fascinated by the life of this complicated, corrupt woman. The idea of ​​teaming up with HBO to show Griselda’s life on screen was the perfect option,” said the singer of the song “Let’s get loud” to Vanity Fair magazine, Infobae reports.