Netflix Sets Release Date for Selena: The Series Part Two

Griselda Flores | January 19, 2021

Mark your calendars! Netflix announced part two of Selena: The Series will be released on May 14.

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Along with the date for part 2, the streaming platform tweeted that in its first four weeks, "25 million households sang 'Como La Flor' along with Selena: The series – and half of those fans came from the U.S."

Part 1 of the series, which "explores Selena Quintanilla's journey from singing small gigs to becoming the most successful female Latin artist of all time," made its Netflix debut on Dec. 4 starring Christian Serratos as the late Mexican-American singer.

"[Selena] created a path for herself when it was arguably difficult for Latinas," Serratos previously told Billboard. "Being a woman in the industry is super tricky, but she managed to be incredibly powerful, strong, and resilient and [to] be a pioneer while being incredibly gracious, and I always thought that was so beautiful."

Other cast members include Ricardo Chavira, who co-stars as Selena’s father Abraham; Gabriel Chavarria as her brother A.B.; Noemi Gonzalez as her sister Suzette; Seidy Lopez as her mother Marcella; and Madison Taylor Baez as young Selena.

The two-part series was released 23 years after the Gregory Nava-directed and Oscar-nominated film Selena starring Jennifer Lopez made its debut on the big screen.

See Netflix's announcement below:

 

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