Griselda Blanco’s son has sued Netflix over biographical series about his mother

The next series premiere ‘Griselda’ in Netflixstarring a famous actress Sofia Vergarawas overshadowed by an unexpected legal controversy. Michael Corleone Sepúlveda Blancothe youngest son of the drug trafficker Griselda Blancoknown as the ‘Cocaine Queen’filed a lawsuit in Miami, Florida, arguing that the production failed to obtain production image rights necessary for its realization.

According to the TMZ portal, Corleone is asking for one immediate suspension of launch scheduled for January 25, because he was planning a book which describes his life with his mother. The lawsuit alleges that the Netflix series is based on interviews he and his brothers conducted between 2009 and 2022 with two journalists, who assured them that these interviews would be presented in Hollywood. However, they were later told that Netflix was interested, although they declined to use specific details, and so far they have not received any compensation.

The legal dispute comes at a crucial time for the Barranquilla Sofia Vergara, known both in Latin America and in Hollywood, where her career has reached considerable heights. The series ‘Griselda’ promised to immerse viewers in the intriguing story of the life of the Colombian drug trafficker.

The life of Griselda Blanco, considered one of the pioneers in the drug trade in Colombia, was characterized by the violence from an early age. He started his criminal career at the age of 11 pickpocket, who escaped from an abusive home at the age of 14 after being abused. His criminal history includes kidnappings and murdersand is known for establishing, as well as introducing, cocaine transport routes from Colombia to the United States Pablo Escobar in the world of drug trafficking.

Nicknamed the “Black Widow” for the alleged murder of two husbands, Blanco was a central figure in the sign Colombian until his arrest in the United States. That was the case in 2012 murdered in Medellínending a life marked by violence and crime.

News of the lawsuit has shaken expectations surrounding the premiere of ‘Griselda’. There has been no official comment from Sofia Vergara or Netflix on the controversy yet, but the situation raises questions about the future of the series and its possible necessity re-evaluate its production and release.

Source: El heraldo