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.
News media and fans criticized choosing Jennifer Lopez to play Selena, as Jennifer was a Puerto Rican from New York and was portraying a Mexican from Texas. There were protests calling for a recast.
I've been thinking about the crossover tour a lot. I've even had dreams about it. It's just this whole different world for us, you know? We've been working for this ever since we were kids. I guess I'm a little scared...
Selena Quintanilla: Are they gonna love me, Mama...
When Abraham is first teaching Selena to sing in Spanish, he has glasses on his collar, and close up, there are no glasses on his collar.
The producers wish to thank The Quintanilla Family
Superstation TV version includes an additional scene showing young Selena at school.
$11,615,722 (USA) (23 March 1997)
$35,422,828 (USA) (29 June 1997)