We may fall in love with Netflix’s upcoming show, Selena: The Series, which covers the life of late Tejana singer Selena Quintanilla. After the news of the project broke almost a year ago, a peek at the series — and it’s a lead lady — is here.
Below, everything we know so far is not a trailer yet. However, Netflix recently offered a minute-long sneak peek of The Walking Dead star Christian Ceratos as Selena.
In the clip, Serratos is seen applying red lipstick, practicing her dance moves and preparing to play the role of a great artist by reading the script’s pages. There is also a brief preview of the actor wearing one of Selena’s famous bed cap outfits.
The show, which began last month, followed Selena’s real-life rise to musical stardom, including her Grammy win for Best Mexican-American Album in 1994 and her murder at age 23.
Selena: The series is officially described as “the story that comes after Selena Quintanilla” as her dreams come true and all the heart-breathtaking and life-changing choices her success, family and music Has to do as navigating… ”
In August, THR reported that Ceratos was in talks for the role of Celina, news that was finally confirmed with Netflix’s teaser video. Stratos is known for the AMC series The Walking Dead as well as the Twilight franchise.
Stepping into the shoes of a young Selena is the Madison Taylor Badge, who also makes a brief appearance in the teaser video. Additionally, Netflix confirmed the casting of the Quintanilla family, which including Gabriel Chavarria (War for the Planet of the Apes).
Quintanilla, Celina’s oldest brother, and the band’s music producer; Ricardo Chavira (Desperate Housewives) as Abraham Quintanilla, Selena’s musician father; And Marcella Quintanilla as Celie Lopez (Training Day), Selena’s mother. Selena’s sister and best friend Suzette Quintanilla, who becomes the first female drummer in Tejano music history, will be played by Noomi Gonzalez (The Young and the Restless).
Executive producers Jaime Davila, Rico Martinez, Simran A. Singh and Moises Zamora (American Crime), who had a part in the script.
“Selena is an inspirational person who has transited through generations. At Campanario, we have always known that the actors for this series have the talent, charisma, and passion to honor Selina’s legacy and the story of her family. Was important to find, “said co-founder and Davila Campanario president. Entertainment in a statement.
“Our casting director Rla Hall and his team have found a wonderful artist to portray the Kvintonila family, and we are confident that fans everywhere will be imprisoned again by the incredible life of Selena. ”
While there is no official release date for the show, it will definitely be a “bidi bidi bomb bomb” for Netflix in 2020. At the time, the series would release its first installment with six one-hour episodes.