Netflix has released the first trailer for its upcoming biographical drama, “Selena: The Series,” about beloved Tejano singer Selena Quintanella, scheduled for release on December 4th.
Christian Serratos (The Walking Dead) plays the late artist, while Madison Taylor Baez plays the young Selena. The series is produced by Campanario Entertainment and made by Moisés Zamora, and the series appears as Seidy Lopez as her mother, Marcella Samora; Ricardo Shavera as her father, Abraham Quintanella; Gabriel Chavaria as her brother, AB Quintanilla; And Noemi Gonzalez as her sister Suzette Quintanella.
The series tells the story of the famous Mexican-American singer’s childhood and rapid rise to fame amidst personal sacrifices and challenges. Netflix previously revealed a black and white teaser trailer, portraying Selena performing her classic “Como La Fleur” performance on stage, with a voiceover from her father, who says, “Do you trust your father? If you keep exercising, it will pay off. Just watch. And when.” See you on stage, the 6-year-old is still singing in our backyard. “
Selena, who is remembered as the Queen of Tijano’s Music, was shot on March 31, 1995, at the age of 23. Her album “Selena Live!” She won a Grammy Award in 1994, and her posthumous album “Dreaming of You” appeared at the top of the Billboard 200 chart, making her the first Latin artist to do so. In her breakout role in 1997, she portrayed the singer Jennifer Lopez in the biographical drama film “Selena”.
When the series was announced in late 2018, Suzette Quintanella said, “Selena will always have a place in the history of music and we feel a great responsibility to do justice to her memory. With this series, viewers will finally get the full history of Selena and our family and the impact it has had on our entire lives. We are excited to partner with Campanario and Netflix to give fans an unprecedented glimpse into our story and highlight why Selena remains a legend for future generations. “
Also appearing in the series are Julio Macias, Jessi Bossi, Hunter Reese Peña, Carlos Alfredo Jr., Paul Rodriguez, Erica Bowenville and David Fernandes Jr.
Watch the trailer below.