Meet the Cast Joining Christian Serratos in ‘Selena’ (PHOTOS)

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01 CHRISTIAN SERRATOS (The Walking Dead, Twilight) will play Selena Quintanilla
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05 SEIDY LOPEZ (Training Day) will play Marcella Quintanilla
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Marcella Quintanilla (Seidy Lopez)

Marcella is “Selena’s mother and the cohesive, nurturing force in the family, who believes in achieving their dreams against all odds.”

04 NOEMI GONZALEZ (The Young and the Restless, East Los High) will play Suzette Quintanilla
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Suzette Quintanilla (Noemi Gonzalez)

Suzette is “Selena’s sister and best friend, who learns to embrace her role as the first female drummer in Tejano music history.”

Ricardo Chavira
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Abraham Quintanilla (Ricardo Chavira)

Abraham is “Selena’s father, a savvy musician whose encouragement of his children to work hard and dream big leads them to achieve global superstardom.”

02 GABRIEL CHAVARRIA (War for the Planet of the Apes, The Purge) will play A.B
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A.B. Quintanilla (Gabriel Chavarria)

A.B. is “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.”

06 MADISON TAYLOR BAEZ will play Young Selena
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Young Selena (Madison Taylor Baez)

Young Selena is “a happy-go-lucky child who learns what it takes to become an artist from her father.”

01 CHRISTIAN SERRATOS (The Walking Dead, Twilight) will play Selena Quintanilla
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Selena Quintanilla (Christian Serratos)

Selena is “an incredibly talented and charming young woman from South Texas, who chases her musical aspirations with her family and becomes one of the most successful Latin artists of all time.”

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The Walking Dead‘s Christian Serratos is officially Selena Quintanilla in Netflix’s new series.

The streaming service announced casting and released a teaser introducing Serratos in the titular role for Selena: The Series. Principal photography began last month.

Part 1 of the drama consists of six one-hour episodes. It is “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.”

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“Selena is an inspirational figure who’s transcended generations. At Campanario, we’ve always known it was crucial for this series to find actors with the right mix of talent, charisma, and passion to honor Selena’s legacy and the story of her family,” Jaime Davila, president and co-founder of Campanario Entertainment, said in a statement. “Our casting director Carla Hool and her team have found an amazing cast to depict the Quintanilla family, and we’re sure fans everywhere will be captivated yet again by Selena’s incredible life.”

Watch the video below to see Serratos as Selena and click through the gallery above to meet the rest of the Quintanilla family, including young Selena.

Selena: The Series, 2020, Netflix