“Griselda” It recently premiered on Netflix and is already becoming a runaway success on streaming platforms. With Sofia Vergara and with the outstanding presence of Karol GThe Narco series shows us the empire that Griselda Blanco was able to build in Miami in the 80s.
Netflix hosts “Griselda,” a production that depicts the rise of the “Black Widow” in the world of drug trafficking. Its storyline has managed to conquer fans of the series on the Reed-Hastings platform and is now the most watched series worldwide.
Sofía Vergara plays Griselda Blanco in the Netflix series. He received applause from the audience for his performance (Photo: Netflix)
If you've already binged the entire series in one weekend, here are 5 series you can watch if you were fascinated by Griselda. Be careful with number 3, which was very controversial at the time.
KNOW 5 SERIES TO WATCH IF YOU LIKE “GRISELDA”.
We start the list with one of the references of the genre. “Narcos” is the intense battle of the United States, particularly the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA), and the Colombian authorities against Pablo Escobar and his Medellín cartel empire.
“Narcos”, one of the most famous productions about the drug lord, tells the life of the bloodthirsty Pablo Escobar (Photo: Netflix)
The production takes us inside one of the bloodiest criminal organizations in the modern world. “Narcos” stars Pedro Pascal, Boyd Holbrook, Wagner Moura and Juan Pablo Raba, among others.
The true story of the Guadalajara Cartel's rise to power is well dramatized in “Narcos: Mexico.” Miguel Ángel Félix Gallardo, known as “The Boss of Bosses,” led the start of the drug wars in Mexico in the 1980s.
The person responsible for stopping the advance of this dangerous drug trafficker will be Kiki Camarena, a North American DEA agent who manages to be transferred from California to Guadalajara to join the surveillance of the Mexican cartel.
Miguel Ángel Félix Gallardo, known as the “Boss of Bosses,” was one of Mexico's most bloodthirsty cartel leaders (Photo: Netflix)
The series “Narcos: Mexico” stars Diego Luna, Tenoch Huerta, Michael Peña and Scoot McNairy.
One of the youngest on the list and also one of the most controversial. “El Chapo” is a series that documents the rise of the dangerous drug trafficker since his beginnings. Joaquín Guzmán then becomes the most wanted criminal in the world.
Marco de la O plays drug dealer Joaquín Guzmán in the series “El Chapo”. This happens over 35 episodes spread over 3 seasons (Photo: Netflix)
After his capture and subsequent escape, the Mexican's fame grew dramatically, making this biopic production one of the most watched in its genre. The series is performed by Marcos de la O, Humberto Busto, Alejandro Aguilar and Rodrigo Abed.
Marty Byrde turns out to be a financial advisor from Chicago who leads a normal working life. Byrde is married to Wendy and has two children. He manages to make a career in business until we see his true personality.
And Marty is an accountant for one of Mexico's most important drug cartels and manages to lead a double life for several years. Although everything is going normally, everything starts to go downhill when an incident shakes life in the Ozarks.
The story of “Ozark” had four streaming seasons (Photo: Netflix)
The series is packed with talent like Jason Bateman, Laura Linney, Sofía Hubitz and more.
Inspired by true events, the series tells the story of an ordinary businessman who is forced to risk his life by joining a secret government mission to capture a Korean drug trafficker operating in Suriname, a country in northeastern South America .
Hwang Jung-min as Jeon Yo-hwan in “Narcosantos” (Photo: Netflix)
The main cast includes Ha Jung-woo, Hwang Jung-min, Jo Woo-jin, Park Hae-soo and Yoo Yeon-seok.
MORE INFORMATION ABOUT GRISELDA BLANCO
PERSONAL DATA OF GRISELDA BLANCO
- Birth name: Ana Griselda Blanco
- Nickname: The Black Widow. The Queen of Coca, the godmother, the patron saint, the great lady
- Date of birth: February 15, 1943
- Place of Birth: Cartagena, Colombia
- Date of death: September 3, 2012
- Age: 69 years
- Place of death: Medellín, Colombia
- Colombian nationality
- Parents: Ana Lucía Restrepo, Fernando Blanco
- Spouses: José Trujillo, Alberto Bravo, Darío Sepúlveda