Jennifer Lopez shares her thoughts on Netflix’s “Selena: The Series” in a new video clip.



Jennifer Lopez wearing glasses and smiling at the camera: Jennifer Lopez. Photo: Armando Gallo/ZUMA Studio/CP Images


Jennifer Lopez. Photo: Armando Gallo/ZUMA Studio/CP Images

The show, based on Selena Quintanilla’s life, comes after Lopez took on the role of the singer in the 1997 film “Selena”, which shot her to fame.

A synopsis for Lopez’s flick read, “Selena Perez, a popular Tejano music star, is catapulted to the pinnacle of fame through her music. She dies a tragic death at a young age of 23, after she is shot by the president of her fan club,” while the Netflix series is about “Selena Quintanilla, a young girl from Texas with big dreams and an even bigger voice.”

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The synopsis continues, “‘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.”

Lopez says of “Selena: The Series”: “Playing Selena was a landmark moment in my career and I was so excited when I saw the trailer and heard about it. It’s a great way for this generation to get to know Selena. I love Selena, she’s such a big part of my life and my career and I can’t wait to see it.”

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“Selena: The Series” launches on Netflix on Dec. 4.

Christian Serratos recently spoke to ET Canada about how “Walking Dead” prepared her for her “Selena” role.

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