Selena Quintanilla needs no introduction. The one face who brought the Tejano – Mexican folk music to the whole world during the 90s with her strong yet melodic voice. She is one of the foundation of Mexican music being so popular in America and around the world. Her songs are still enjoyed in this age and time from the fans who witness the era of Selena, time the ones who desire that era when she was alive.
The beauty yet talented young lady, known for her fashion sense and humorous nature, left this world in a tragic murder attempt. The death of Mexican music’s icon is still unbelievable even after 25 years of the unfortunate event. As we are nearing to the death anniversary of the legendary icon, Netflix is coming up with a series based off her life. From release date to the cast who’s going to play her role, we have covered all the information. Read to know more.
Release Date of Selena Series
When announcing about the series, Netflix didn’t confirmed a release date for the same. But they did told that the series would be coming in two parts. Both the parts would consists of 6 episodes each, which would have an hour long run time. They also announced that the first part would be coming in 2020. At what exact date? Nothing confirmed.
Who Will Be Seen Playing the Role of Selena?
In the titular role, we will be seeing Christian Serratos playing as Selena. The actress has done work in films like ‘The Walking Dead’, ‘The Twilight Saga Series’. Netflix released some teasers and images from the show, and we definitely can see an uncanny resemblance of Selena in her.
Also Madison Taylor Baez would be playing the young Selena in the series. Other cast includes Ricardo Chavira as Abraham Quintanilla (Selena’s Father), Seidy Lopez as Marcela Quintanilla (Selena’s Mother) ,
Gabriel Chavarria as A.B. Quintanilla (Selena’s Brother) , Noemi Gonzalez as Suzette Quintanilla (Selena’s sister). As for other cast, nothing has been informed.
Plot and Storyline in the Series
The series would showcase the journey of Selena’s life, career, family, friends and love life. The decisions she took in her life towards her dreams and goals, which lead them to make her one of the beloved pop culture icon in the industry.
We would also see her bounding with her husband, Chris Perez, her iconic yet stylish fashion choices. How her influence in music lead the Latin music to soar around America and become popular there and many much more unrevealed, untold stories.