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Jennifer Lopez to Portray Drug Lord Griselda Blanco in HBO Film

Jennifer Lopez to Portray Drug Lord Griselda Blanco in HBO Film

Jennifer Lopez just landed the role of real-life drug dealer Griselda Blanco in an upcoming HBO TV movie.

The 47-year-old superstar will play the late notorious drug lord in the film which focuses on the rise and fall of her empire. She’s considered the most powerful female cartel member of all time and had a huge effect on the drug trade in the 70s and 80s, THR reports.

“I’ve been fascinated by the life of this corrupt and complicated woman for many years,” Jennifer said in a statement. “The idea of teaming with HBO felt like the perfect fit for finally bringing Griselda’s story to life.”

Griselda was killed in September 2012.

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  • Barry

    Her last good movie was Out of Sight, in 1998.
    Good luck to sell her as a great actress almost 20 years later, HBO.

  • FutrPA12

    Oh lawd! She honestly thinks she can act…

  • Ana Esteves

    cue the haters…

  • JLover

    Jennifer getting down and dirty playing a psycho bad ass! Can’t wait!

  • JLover

    And 20 years later people are still talking about her and she shows no signs of stopping. Few can say that.

  • Cathyjcarden1

    <<hp. ★★✫★★✫★★✫★★✫★★✫★★✫★★✫★★✫★★✫★★✫★★✫★★✫★★✫★★✫★★✫★★✫★★✫★★::::::!ir172m:….,…..

  • liss

    Yikes but why tho?

  • Dee

    i’m all FOR THIS SHIT. cant wait for her fat suit.

  • T’s Martini Lounge

    Who keeps putting her on screen? She’s a horrible actress and singer.

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