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Netflix Reveals Release Date for 'Selena: The Series' Part 2

Netflix has announced the release date for the second part of Selena: The Series.

It was announced today that the second half of the series will premiere on Friday, May 14. The show has achieved big success on the streaming service and it reached the Top 10 list in 23 countries, including the United States. The show stayed in the Top 10 list in Mexico for 26 consecutive days.

Netflix’s VP of Latin American Originals, Francisco Ramos, said that season two will follow how Selena handles her newfound success.

“Fans will get to see how [she] balances family, love, and a burgeoning career. Part 2 of Selena: The Series chronicles the years of hard work and sacrifice the Quintanilla family navigate together as she becomes the most successful female Latin artist of all time,” Ramos said.

The Walking Dead‘s Christian Serratos stars in the series as Selena Quintanilla and she explained why she doesn’t do her own singing on the show.

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Christian Serratos Explains Why She Doesn't Sing in 'Selena' Series on Netflix

Selena: The Series just shot to number one on Netflix after being released on Friday (December 4) and the show’s star Christian Serratos is speaking out about why her singing voice is not featured in the series.

The 30-year-old actress, who is best known for her work on The Walking Dead, opened up to Variety about choosing not to sing.

Christian revealed that it was originally intended to have the actress on the series provide a singing voice, but she knew fans would want to hear Selena.

“I recorded quite a few songs, and I think it was always supposed to be the actress singing but… I always wanted it to be Selena because I was such a fan,” Christian said. “I think people were confused by that because I never wanted to be a pop star, but I always wanted to act in films where I got the opportunity to just sing. They were like, ‘Here’s your chance to show people you can sing.’ I was like, ‘But it’s not about me; it’s never been about me.’ I just want the fans to see their girl. I want them to see their girl. I don’t want to hear me. I want to hear Selena.”

Jennifer Lopez also didn’t do her own singing in the Selena movie.

Selena‘s husband recently spoke out to share his thoughts on the Netflix show.

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Selena Quintanilla's Husband Shares Thoughts on New Netflix Series

The late Selena Quintanilla‘s husband Chris Perez is sharing his thoughts on the new Netflix series about her life.

Selena: The Series just premiered on the streaming service and Chris, 51, took to Instagram to talk about his experiences with the band.

“Alright so, here is my take on this. I loved her music even before I joined the band. I was intrigued by the fact that her brother had his name on everything as producer,” Chris began his post.

Chris continued, “Keyboard player Ricky Vela was my hero as far as musicianship goes. Her dad ran some amazing sound when I went to see them at an event in San Antonio. I learned so much by taking on their guitar player Roger Garcia’s parts and doing my best to stretch it even further. They had a girl drummer that laid it DOWN (Suzette really is a badass). Joe and Pete brought the “extra” and added a whole other dimension PLUS Pete wrote amazing lyrics….and they sounded HEAVY.”

On the new series he said, “I will forever respect the band and the people involved in it. I hope you guys enjoy this series.”

The Walking Dead actress Christian Serratos plays Selena in the series while Chris is portrayed by Jesse Posey.

Back in April, Chris reacted to the the series by saying, “For the record, never met him, haven’t seen the script, and I have NO idea what is going on, but, I’d love to find out.”

For those that don’t know, Chris actually tried to make a TV series about his relationship with Selena, but he was sued by her father in 2016 over a claim that he didn’t have thr rights to make the show.

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Christian Serratos Talks Pressures of Playing Selena Quintanilla in New Netflix Series

Christian Serratos is opening up about playing Selena Quintanilla.

In a new interview, the 30-year-old actress talked about the pressures of playing the Tejano star in the upcoming Netflix show Selena: The Series.

“I felt so much pressure to be and bring Selena back to the screen,” Christian shared with ET. “I know what an important role this is and I know how important it is for all her fans and her family, so I definitely worked really hard to try and be as honestly Selena as I could.”

Before even landing the role, Christian said that she started working with a dialect coach and a singing coach to perfect her Selena impersonation.

“I had never had this much responsibility before, and I just wanted to use every resource that I could,” Christian explained. “So I started working with a dialect coach on my own before I had the job, which I think was really helpful. I started working with my singing coach, who I love so much, Eric Vitro, before I booked the job, and he also helped me with the audition.”

Also in the interview, Christian revealed that some of the more challenging scenes to film were the performances.

I feel like those are the moments where they’re gonna say like, ‘Come through! Show up as Selena, let’s go!’” Christian admitted. “Those are the moments that are most fun but also I know are gonna be the most work, because I have to do what the fans want, I have to be her. And that’s a lot of pressure.”

Selena: The Series debuts on Netflix on December 4th – watch the trailer here!

Selena Quintanilla's Rise to Fame Is Highlighted in Netflix's 'Selena: The Series' Trailer

Christian Serratos waves to fans outside the window as she embodies Selena Quintanilla in Netflix’s upcoming series about the Tejano star.

Here’s the official summary for the new show: Before she became the Queen of Tejano Music, Selena Quintanilla was a young girl from Texas with big dreams and an even bigger voice.

Selena: The Series explores her journey from singing small gigs to becoming the most successful female Latin artist of all time — and the years of hard work and sacrifice the Quintanilla family navigated together.

Gabriel Chavarria, Ricardo Chavira, Noemí Gonzalez, and Seidy López also star in the show, which was created by Moisés Zamora.

Part One of Selena: The Series will premiere on Netflix on December 4, 2020.

Check out the full trailer below now:

Earlier this year, MAC Cosmetics released a Selena inspired beauty collection. See it here!

Netflix Reveals When 'Selena: The Series' Will Premiere With New Teaser

Christian Serratos is all smiles up on stage as she stars as Selena Quintanilla in Netflix’s upcoming Selena series.

The streaming service just dropped the new teaser, along with the key art and date announcement.

Selena: The Series is a coming-of-age story following Selena 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.

Ricardo Chavira, Gabriel Chavarria, Julio Macias, Jesse Posey, Hunter Reese Peña, Carlos Alfredo, Jr., Juan Martinez, Daniela Estrada, Paul Rodriguez, Jr. Noemi Gonzalez, Seidy Lopez and Madison Taylor Baez also star in the series.

From creator and executive producer Moisés Zamora, Selena: The Series will premiere on December 4, 2020.

See the new teaser below now!

If you missed it, watch the first look of Christian as the iconic singer here…

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Patrick Starrr Transforms Into Selena Quintanilla to Celebrate MAC's 'La Reina' Collection - Watch! (Video)

Patrick Starrr is making a big transformation into Selena!

The YouTuber and beauty guru posted a new video in celebration of MAC‘s new La Reina collection, out on April 21.

PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Patrick Starrr

Selena’s sister, Suzette Quintanilla, called Patrick and asked him to do a video to honor her sister’s 25 year legacy.

“In this collection you definitely get a piece of Selena with you,” Patrick said.

Selena’s home state was given a nod with eyeshadow color named “It’s a Texas Thing,” and Patrick reflected on the the time he ate at her favorite restaurant in Corpus with her sister, Suzette.

He also did her iconic red lip using the “Siempre Selena” color.

The La Reina collection includes four lipsticks, three lip glasses, two pencils, three retro matte liquid lip colors, one extra dimension skin finish, one eyeshadow palette with eight shadows, and a makeup bag that resembles the iconic Selena bra.

To check out all the items, click here!

Watch Patrick Starrr‘s transformation…

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