Amazing news to wake up to today for all us Selena fans.
Netflix has just confirmed that it will be adding a scripted series about the life of Tejano singer Selena Quintanilla."Selena: The Series" will follow the singer's rise to fame and the events that led to her untimely demise.
Selena's family has been a part of the development of the show and will be executive producers for the project as well.
Suzette Quintanilla, sister of Selena Quintanilla, said in a statement...
"Selena will always have a lasting place in music history and we feel great responsibility to do justice to her memory. With this series, viewers will finally get the full history of Selena, our family, and the impact she has had on all of our lives. We are excited to partner with Campanario and Netflix to give fans a never-before-seen glimpse at our story and highlight why Selena will remain a legend for generations to come."
E! News reported:
No casting or premiere date was announced by the streaming platform. Jaime Dávila, Rico Martinez, Suzette Quintanilla, Abraham Quintanilla Jr., and Simran A. Singh serve as executive producers. Moisés Zamora of Star and American Crime is writer and executive producer.
The official description from Netflix reads, "A coming of age story following Selena 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." The length is listed as a two-part limited series.
Check out the trailer below:
Do you like the idea of a series dedicated to the life of Selena? Who would be a good person to play Selena in the series? Did you see the movie that starred Jennifer Lopez?