PG | | Biography, Drama, Music
The true story of Selena Quintanilla-Perez, a Texas-born Tejano singer who rose from cult status to performing at the Astrodome, as well as having chart topping albums on the Latin music charts.
Among the actresses considered to play the title role were Leticia Miller, an unknown who bore a striking resemblance to Selena, and Bibi Gaytán, a Mexican soap opera actress. Coincidentally, Selena Quintanilla-Perez had guest starred on a soap ... ...
I can't put the gun down! Because I'm ashamed of what I've done! I don't deserve to live! Look at what I've done to my best friend! I want to talk to my mother!
The "real" Yolanda Saldivar was 34 years old when she murdered Selena in 1995. The actress portraying Yolanda is clearly in her mid-fifties.
The producers wish to thank The Quintanilla Family
$11,615,722 (USA) (23 March 1997)
$35,422,828 (USA) (29 June 1997)
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