The cinematographer Reed Morano is negotiating to direct the biographical film about the narco-trafficking colombian Griselda Blanco, a role that will be on the big screen in the star latino Jennifer Lopez.
The specialized medium Deadline points today to Morano as the possible director of this film, a position for which he had previously sounded the own Jennifer Lopez in what would have been his debut as a director.
What was confirmed is that, in addition to starring, Lopez will be producing this film, a project in which the hispanic has worked for years.
In July 2019, it was revealed that Lopez and STXfilms had ally again for this film after their collaboration in “Second Act” (2018), and, above all, in the successful “Hustlers” (2019), who triumphed with 157 million dollars of revenue and that he gave the actress one of the papers most celebrated of his career.
Under the title “The Godmother”this new project had given its first steps four years ago from the hand of HBObut eventually the tape will not be for the small screen but that will come to the cinemas.
“It’s all the things that we look for in narration and characters dynamic: infamous, ambitious, conspiratorial, chilling”said Lopez was last year about a drug dealer.
Known by nicknames such as “the godmother of cocaine” Blanco participated in the foundation ofl Medellin cartel and acquired enormous power in the world of drug trafficking in the decade of the seventies and early eighties.
White was also a pioneer in the strategy of export drug to United States, the country in which it was incarcerated for nearly two decades following his arrest in 1985.
In 2004, she was deported to Colombia, where it remained in whereabouts unknown, after being considered one of the richest women in the world, until she was killed in 2012 in a butcher shop in Medellín.
Reed Morano it has stood out mainly for his work as director on the series “the Handmaid’s Tale”.
In film, the producer signed the tapes “Meadowland” (2015), “I Think We’re Alone Now” (2018) and the very recent “The Rhythm Section” (2020), which premiered in January with Blake Lively as the main character.
Among its future projects, Morano plans to direct to the also Latin Zoe Saldaña in the thriller “Sabaya”, which is based on a counter-terrorism operation that the us special forces developed in 2015 against the jihadist group The Islamic state (EI).