The Godmother will be produced by Lopez, Elaine Goldsmith-Thomas, Benny Medina and Julie Yorn, reported Deadline. Singer-actor Jennifer Lopez is all set to play the role of a notorious Columbian drug lord Griselda Blanco.
The screenplay of the film is written by Regina Corrado and Terence Winter. This film also marks the directorial debut of Jennifer Lopez.
The movie will chronicle the various ups and downs of Blanco, who outsmarted and outhustled the men around her to rise from an impoverished childhood in Colombia to become one of the world’s biggest drug lords. Lopez added, “I’ve been forever fascinated by the story of Griselda Blanco and jumped at the chance to play her on screen. She is all things we look for in storytelling and dynamic characters notorious, ambitious, conniving, chilling.”