The renowned and remembered singer Selena Quintanilla, better known as ‘The Queen of Tex-Mex’, who was assassinated at 23 years of age, in March 1995 by Yolanda Saldivar, the president of her fan club and manager of her stores. clothes, will be the protagonist of the new series of Netflix, Selena, the series. In this, the life from childhood of the singer of songs ‘Como la flor’ and ‘Amor prohibited’ will be told. In addition, the series tells how Selena’s dream to become a star was born, her family history and her rise to fame in the 80s and early 90s. Here we present the main cast of the series.
Christian Serratos, the 30-year-old actress, was chosen to play the adolescent and adult version of Selena Quintanilla, due to her great physical appreciation, talent, and her Mexican and American cultural heritage. Serratos has participated in series such as The Walking Dead, the Twilight saga and Ned’s School Survival Manual.
The children’s version of Selena will be in charge of 9-year-old Madison Taylor Baez, a girl who since childhood has been dedicated to the world of music.
The film and theater actor Ricardo Chavira, will be the one who will play the father of Selena Quintanilla, known for participating in productions such as Desperate Housewives, Six Feed Under, The Division, NYPD Blue and being the winner of two awards from the Actors Guild. In the story, it is he who discovers his daughter’s talent and forms the Dinos band, in the company of his other children. After the death of his daughter, Abraham Quintanilla, he started the Selena Foundation, participated in several documentaries and in the production of musical albums.
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The singer’s mother will be played by Seidy López, an actress born in Yucatán, Mexico and who has participated in performances such as ‘Out of Suspicion’, Selena: the movie, Training Day, Gabriela and NCIS: Los Angeles. His debut on the big screen was made with the movie My crazy life.
Selena’s sister will be in charge of actress Noemí González, who has participated in productions in the United States such as Los High, The Young and the Restless and The Tax Collector. The singer’s sister participated in the band created by her father, and after Selena’s death, she is in charge of its foundation and museum located in Corpus Christi.
the children’s version of Suzette is performed by Daniela Estrada.
The bassist of the group Dinos and also brother of the singer, AB Quintanilla will be played by Gabriela Chavarría, 31, who has played roles in productions such as Freedom Writers, Hunter Killer and El Planeta de los Apes: La Guerra.
The children’s version will be in charge of Juan Martínez
In real life, Selena’s brother, AB Quintanilla, is linked to the world of music with the group Kumbia Kings and has worked with Thalía, Alicia Villareal, Cristian and Verónica Castro.
Jesse Posey plays Chris Pérez, who was one of the guitarists of the band Los Dinos, when he was part of it in 1989. He secretly married Selena in 1992.
Posey has appeared in series such as Killer Party, Connected, Stitchers, First Love and is the brother of fellow actor Tyler Posey who worked on Teen Wolf.
Why doesn’t Yolanda Saldívar appear in the series?
In this first installment of Selena, the series, only the childhood and early beginnings of Selena Quintanilla in music will be shown, therefore, in this first part of the Netflix production, viewers will not see Yolanda Saldívar, who is part of the singer’s life when she became the president of her fan club and manager of her Selena ETC stores.
When and what time does the series premiere?
The series will be launched this Friday, December 4. This will have two seasons divided into ten episodes each lasting one hour.
The premiere time will be at midnight Pacific Zone of the United States, because Netflix bases its releases on Pacific Standard Time.
Pacific Time: 12:00 am
Mountain time: 1:00 am
Central time: 2:00 a.m
Eastern Time: 3:00 am
Where to see the complete series of Selena?
This will be a Netflix original production, you can purchase the service here.
Selena: The Series | Official trailer | NetflixBefore becoming the queen of Tex-Mex music, Selena Quintanilla was a young woman from Texas with big dreams and an impressive voice. “Selena: The Series” explores the transition to maturity of this unparalleled performer: from her beginnings singing at small events with her family, to her transformation into the female artist …2020-10-26T16: 00: 01Z
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