A six-episode miniseries has just arrived on Netflix and, before it premiered, there was a lot to talk about…
Over the years, the Netflix consolidated its prominent position in the series genre biographical, offering gripping narratives about globally infamous figures. However, this success often does not come without costs, and much controversy and even lawsuits are common.
“Narcos” faced lawsuits filed by Pablo Escobar’s brother, Roberto, already “The Crown” received criticism for inaccuracies historical background and political inclinations. Recently, “Dahmer – Monster: The Story of Jeffrey Dahmer” was criticized for overly romanticizing the serial killer.
Now, Netflix’s new biographical crime series is surrounded by a lot of controversy. This is because according to the TMZ, the protagonist’s family members sued the platform before launch. They allege unauthorized use of interviews and images of the children. However, this did not prevent this miniseries of six episodes starring Sofia Vergara was released, which happened last Thursday, January 25th and is already the most viewed around the world according to data from FlixPatrol.
THE SERIES IN QUESTION
“Griselda” brings with it a great responsibility, as it is another of the projects under the Eric Newman (“Narcos“). Commanded by Andrés Baiz has a cast that includes names like Alberto Guerra, Vanessa Ferlito, Martin Rodriguez and Alberto Ammann.
The story focuses on the life of the astute and ambitious Colombian businesswoman, Griselda Blancoresponsible for one of the most profitable cartels in history, exploring the Miami of the 70s and 80s. His unique ability to balance charm and brutality not only facilitated business management but also played an important role in his personal life, earning him the nickname ‘the Godmother’.
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