Following her critically acclaimed portrayal in “Wall Street Scammers,” a role that left her on the threshold of the Oscar nomination, Jennifer Lopez will once again play a real criminal in “The Godmother,” a drug trafficking thriller. in which he will give life to the drug trafficker Griselda Blanco.
According to Deadline, the film will be a review of the life of the famous criminal, recounting from her childhood, a few years marked by poverty, abuse and violence, until her transformation into a lethal criminal, known as ‘The Black Widow’ and ‘La madrina’, who came to direct the Medellín Cartel. Griselda Blanco died on September 3, 2012 after being brutally shot on the streets of Medellín.
The film will be directed by Reed Morano (‘The Rhythm of Vengeance’, ‘The Maid’s Tale’) and Oscar winner William Monahan (‘Infiltrators’, ‘Red of Lies’) will be in charge of rewriting a script whose The first version was the work of Regina Corrado and Terence Winter.
‘The Godmother’ will not be the first film to tell about Griselda Blanco’s adventures on the big screen. In 2017 Catherine Zeta-Jones starred in ‘Cocaine Godmother’, a telefilm directed by Guillermo Navarro and scripted by David McKenna.