Netflix's 'Selena' Gets Premiere Date and New Trailer

Part one of the two-part series, which was developed and executive produced by the Quintanilla family alongside Netflix, will premiere Dec. 4, 2020.

Almost two years after announcing that a scripted series was on the way, Netflix officially unveiled the release date, new trailer and key art for the highly anticipated Selena: The Series.

Part one of the two-part series, which was developed and executive produced by the Quintanilla family alongside Netflix, will premiere Dec. 4, 2020. "Every legend begins with a dream," read the caption across social media on Tuesday.

Starring Christian Serratos as the late Mexican American singer, the series is a coming-of-age story chronicling the iconic singer's rise. "As Mexican American Tejano singer Selena comes of age and realizes her dreams, she and her family make tough choices to hold on to love and music," notes an official description on the Netflix website.

Selena: The Series, categorized as a TV/Drama, comes 23 years after the release of the Oscar-nominated biographical movie Selena, directed by Gregory Nava and starring Jennifer Lopez.

Ricardo Chavira will co-star as Selena’s father Abraham, Gabriel Chavarria as her brother A.B., Noemí González as her sister Suzette, Seidy López as her mother Marcella, and Madison Taylor Baez as Young Selena.

Check out the new trailer below.


This story first appeared on Billboard.com.