Netflix’s Selena: The Series comes 25 years after the death of famous singer Selena Quintanilla who completely changed the Tex-Mex music scene with the force of her powerful voice and charisma. With so many celebrities looking to her as an inspiration. Her life and music have formed a kind of legacy. And Netflix’s upcoming TV series will hopefully shed appropriate light on the late Tejano singer’s life.
The series will follow the rise of Selena from a local Texas singer-songwriter to a global music phenomenon. Head down below to find more details on the upcoming series from air date to cast details to what the plot will be about.
Selena: The Series Season 1: What is the Release Date?
Currently, Netflix has not announced an exact release date. But it’s been confirmed that this series will be a two-part series with Part I set to air in 2020. With six one-hour long episodes.
Cast: Who Will be Cast in Selena: The Series Season 1?
In December 2018, Netflix confirmed that Quintanilla’s family would help the development and executive producer of the show.
As for the cast members, the following cast has already been chosen: Christian Serratos as Selena, Madison Taylor Baez (Young Selena), Ricardo Chavira (Selena’s father, Abraham Quintanilla Jr.). Seidy Lopez (Selena’s mother, Marcella Quintanilla), Jesse Posey (Selena’s husband, Chris Perez) and Noemi Gonzalez (Selena’s sister and best friend, Suzette Quintanilla).
What Will Selena: The Series be About?
The show will chronically depict Selena’s life as she and her family make life-altering choices to chase the dream of musical success. From Texas. Selena began her singing career as young as ten years old in her family band. Selena y Los Dinos, along with her sister and brother.
She grew to become one of the most influential crossover artists. Gaining significant momentum both with the Latino community and English speakers. At the height of her fame in 1995, she was tragically murdered at just 23 years by Yolanda Saldívar, the founder of her fan club.
The series will take a closer look at her familial relationships. Her unique fashion style and her marriage with husband, Chris Perez.