The unimaginable (however quick) lifetime of icon Selena Quintanilla is being explored in Netflix’s ‘Selena: The Series.’ In the primary trailer, the sequence exhibits Selena’s rise from a younger lady with large desires to a famous person.

It’s been 25 years since Selena Quintanilla died, however she stays one of the crucial beloved artists across the globe. The brand new Netflix present, Selena: The Series, will observe the singer from when she was only a younger lady to when she turned the Queen of Tejano Music. The Strolling Lifeless alum Christian Serratos, 30, stars as Selena and utterly transforms into the function.

“Should you stand round and watch for what you need, you’re going to be ready your complete life. You must exit and get it,” Selena’s dad, Abraham Quintanilla, says within the trailer. Ricardo Chavira performs Abraham.

Christian Serratos performs Selena Quintanilla within the sequence. (AP/Netflix)

Selena began out simply performing in small gigs on the street, however she ended up changing into essentially the most profitable feminine Latin artist of all-time. Christian sings Selena’s hit “Como la Flor” whereas in character. “Once I take into consideration being on stage, with you on the bass and Suzette on the drums, nothing else issues,” Selena says to her brother, A.B., performed by Gabriel Chavarria.

Selena made historical past in additional methods than one. She was the primary feminine artist to win the Grammy for Greatest Mexican-American album. Her life was tragically reduce quick on the age of 23 when she was shot and killed by fan membership president Yolanda Saldivar in 1995.

Christian Serratos with co-stars Gabriel Chavarria and Noemi Gonzalez. (Netflix)

The sequence additionally stars Seidy Lopez as Selena’s mom, Marcella; Noemi Gonzalez as her sister, Suzette; Jesse Posey as Selena’s husband Chris Perez; and Julio Macias stars as Pete Astudillo. Half one of many two-part sequence premieres on Netflix on December 4, 2020.

This isn’t the primary time Selena’s story has been informed. Jennifer Lopez notably starred within the 1997 biopic concerning the singer. Jennifer earned a Golden Globe nomination for Greatest Actress – Movement Image Musical or Comedy for her efficiency. Selena Gomez, one of many largest stars in Hollywood at the moment, was named after the singer.