The Latin American folklore tale “La Llorona” takes front stage on the NBC’s fright show the GRIMM. The old tale known by me and other Latinos is about a story of a distraught mother who drowned her children and then herself. Then the ghost of the mother emerges from water in order to haunt and terrorize the
living as “La Llorona”(“The Weeping Woman”). Norberto Barba, Executive Producer, and Spiro Skentzos (NLMC/NHMC Writers Program 2009 alum) as story editor. Now, is time for others to learn about this well-known horror tale.
The famous Mexican actress adored by many Kate del Castillo guest stars as Valentina Espinosa a mysterious detective from New Mexico working with “Grimm” detectives Nick Burkhardt and Hank Griffin to catch an other worldly predator believed to be “La
Llorona” after a string of Portland children have been abducted. Castillo also starred in hollywood movies such as ‘Under the Same Moon’, “The Miracle of Spanish Harlem”, and “Without Men’.
“La Llorona” will be aired today Friday, 10/26 on NBC at 9 p.m. (ET), mun2 at 1 a.m. (ET) and Monday, 10/29 on Telemundo in Spanish at 11:35 p.m. (ET). Don’t miss it!
Thank you NBC for this new episode, and to National Hispanic Media Coalition for sharing the good news.