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A series inspired by Latina icon Selena Quintanilla-Perez has been given a pilot commitment by ABC, according to a report in Variety.
The project is currently untitled and isn’t instantly about the singer’s life, but the line will focus on a reference listed Alex Guerra — an award-winning pa star estranged from their own families. Plot lines thus far appear to include Guerra trying to “pick up the fragments when a crisis forces her to return home, ” a passion triangle, and juggling her expecting profession with her hectic genealogy drama.
Fans of Selena will recognize that contend from the 1997 film, “Selena” performing Jennifer Lopez in the name part, particularly in the Mexican-American singer’s contentious love affair with Chris Perez.
The show will be produced by Quintanilla family members, including Selena’s father Abraham Quintanilla, Jr. and her sister Suzette Quintanilla Arriaga. Rico Martinez of Campanario Entertainment will be the executive creator.
“We are thrilled to team up with Campanario and ABC Studios and spotlit the intricacies and family dynamics of a Latin pop superstar coming to grasps with current realities of her influence especially in today’s social climate, ” said music producer and SB Project benefactor Scooter Braun in a statement.
The “Dreaming of You” singer sold over 60 million books worldwide before the president of her fan golf-club Yolanda Saldivar assassinated her in 1995. Despite her premature death practically 25 years ago, Selena’s influence is still strong. She received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame just last year .