Lopez is producing the movie for STXfilms, as well as taking on the lead role of Blanco, a.k.a. ‘The Godmother’, a female cartel boss who rose from an improverished childhood to become one of Colombia’s biggest drug barons.
The project was originally set up at HBO Films, and has been scripted by Regina Corrado (Deadwood: The Movie) and Terence Winter (The Wolf of Wall Street).
The Godmother will mark the third collaboration between Lopez and STXfilms after the rom-com Second Act and upcoming stripper crime caper Hustlers [watch the trailer here].
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