The series came right out of the gate back in November 2019 with its first teaser, which briefly showed off its just-announced star, Christian Serratos, looking ever the uncanny facsimile of the eponymous singer.
Selena: The Series Story
As the official logline for Netflix’s Selena: The Series reads:
“[Selena: The Series is] a coming of age story following Selena Quintanilla as her dreams come true and all the heart-wrenching and life-changing choices she and her family have to make as they navigate success, family, and music.”
Besides being a character study, the series also seems to be showcase in what could have been, since Selena was on the verge of a mainstream crossover when, on March 31, 1995, she was fatally shot by her friend, agent and fan club manager, Yolanda Saldívar, in a hotel room meeting at a Corpus Christi Days Inn. Selena was only 23.
Selena: The Series Cast
Netflix’s Selena: The Series has added seven more cast members, as reported by Deadline.
Set as series regulars are the following: