The Great Selena: The Series Debate: Is It Good or Is It Bad?
After months of anticipation, Selena: The Series arrived on Netflix Dec.
4, delivering an updated portrayal of the life and legacy of Selena Quintanilla, the late Tejano singer who was tragically murdered in 1995 at just 23 years old.
Divided into two parts, the first nine episodes of the series—which finds Christian Serratos taking on the titular role—have been touted as a feel-good coming-of-age story that explores Selena's rise to fame in the '80s.
Like the iconic 1997 movie in which Jennifer Lopez played the star, the Netflix series also turned to the Quintanilla family for an accurate portrayal.
Selena's sister, Suzette, served as an executive producer and her father, Abraham, also...