According to Variety, the story of ill-fated singer/songwriter/model/spokesperson/actress/and fashion designer Selena Quintanilla is now being picked up by ABC for a full television series. The multifaceted star was brutally murdered by Yolanda Saldivar, an employee at her boutique collection, on March 31st, 1995. She was 24 years old.
Quintanilla was previously played by Jennifer Lopez in a 1997 biopic.
Check out the reaction from Twitter below:
Selena Quintanilla will always be the true queen in my heart!
— marc mariie (@marcmariie) January 11, 2018
I wish with all my heart that Selena Quintanilla was still alive, our whole world would be better
— Naohmi Cruz 🐘 (@NaohmiC) January 9, 2018
Who should play Selena Quintanilla ?
— Ernest Macias (@internest_the) January 10, 2018