Christian Serratos to star as legendary icon Selena Quintanilla in Netflix's Selena: The Series
Principal photography began last month
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ABOUT THE SERIES
FORMAT: Drama Series; Part 1 features six 1-hour episodes
EXECUTIVE PRODUCERS: Jaime Dávila, Rico Martinez, Suzette Quintanilla, Simran A. Singh, and Moisés Zamora
PRODUCTION COMPANY: Campanario Entertainment
LOGLINE: >/b>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.
GABRIEL CHAVARRIA (War for the Planet of the Apes, The Purge) will play A.B. Quintanilla, Selena’s oldest brother and the band’s music producer, who constantly faces the pressure to deliver hits and ultimately forges the band’s trailblazing signature sound.
RICARDO CHAVIRA (Desperate Housewives, Santa Clarita Diet, Scandal) will play Abraham Quintanilla, Selena’s father, a savvy musician whose encouragement of his children to work hard and dream big leads them to achieve global superstardom.
NOEMI GONZALEZ (The Young and the Restless, East Los High) will play Suzette Quintanilla, Selena’s sister and best friend, who learns to embrace her role as the first female drummer in Tejano music history.
SEIDY LOPEZ (Training Day) will play Marcella Quintanilla, Selena’s mother and the cohesive, nurturing force in the family, who believes in achieving their dreams against all odds.
MADISON TAYLOR BAEZ will play Young Selena, a happy-go-lucky child who learns what it takes to become an artist from her father.
Source Netflix, Inc.
November 13, 2019 2:20pm ET by Netflix, Inc.