On November 3rd, 2021, Netflix announced a new-limited drama series, titled Griselda, and you won’t believe who is playing the protagonist of the show. It is none other than Sofia Vergara. Due to the recent cast addition, fans are wondering what the Griselda Netflix release date is.
The Illuminerdi, on November 1st, 2021, reported that Sofia Vergara is negotiating with Netflix to portray Griselda Blanco, along with the Narcos spinoff announcement. After a few days, Netflix confirmed that Sofia Vergara with play Griselda Blanco in the upcoming limited series.
With Narcos final season leaving Netflix, fans were worried that they won’t be seeing any more of Mexico drug gangs. However, with Griselda, the streaming giant promises a similar vibe.
So, here’s everything we know about the new Netflix show.
Griselda release date
Griselda will consist of six episodes with a 50-minute duration. Netflix still hasn’t officially announced the release date yet. However, we think this show will release at the end of 2022 or the beginning of 2023. That said, the pandemic is very much going on and the filming and production might get delayed.
Netflix’s Griselda cast
Griselda Blanco, aka La Madrina, a.k.a. the Black Widow, will be played by Sofia Vergara, as confirmed by Netflix. The streaming platform even shares the first look of Vergara as Griselda. The first look of the show certainly hooked us, and we are sure fans feel the same way too.
Sofia Vergara stars as Griselda Blanco in a new limited series inspired by the Colombian businesswoman who created one of the most profitable cartels in history, which led to her being known as the “Godmother” — FIRST LOOK: pic.twitter.com/43ftcEZN57
— Netflix (@netflix) January 19, 2022
The other cast includes:
Alberto Guerra (Narcos: Mexico) as Dario
Vanessa Ferlito as Isabel
Alberto Ammann (Narcos) as Alberto Bravo
Christian Tappan (The Great Heist) as Arturo
Diego Trujillo (Metastasis) as German Panesso
Paulina Davila (Luis Miguel) as Carmen
Gabriel Sloyer (Narcos) as Diaz
Juliana Aidén Martinez as June
Martin Rodriguez (Detrás de la verdad) as Rivi
José Zúñiga (American Crime Story, Versace) as Amilcar
Maximiliano Hernández (The Avengers, The Americans) as Papo Mejia
Julieth Restrepo as Marta Ochoa
Is there a Griselda trailer?
There is no trailer for the limited series because the filming and production are still in the early days. However, we will keep you posted as soon as the trailer comes up.
What will happen in Netflix’s Griselda?
The show will follow Griselda Blanco, a devoted mother from Columbia, who becomes one of the wealthiest drug lords. She is known for her merciless and violent ways of doing business. Blanco can blend the perfect version of her charm and her cruelness, which helps her to successfully run her family and business.
We are very excited to watch the journey from a mother to a drug lord. Are you excited? Comments down below.