Everything You Need To Know About 'El Secreto de Selena' 

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First ... Meet The Main Cast

Selena (Maya Zapata)

"Selena for me was a great figure that my generation grew up with,” Maya says in a promo video for the series. “I knew all of her songs. We have danced to her music throughout the years. It was also a character that made me very sad because of the way she left us.”

Yolanda (Damayanti Quintanar)

She has a strong fixation with her Tejano idol.

Maria Celeste (Sofia Lama)

Maria Celeste is the journalist who had exclusive access to those involved in the story and led an extensive investigation surrounding the assassination.

What is “El Secreto de Selena" about?

The mini series will provide viewers an intimate and investigative look into the most shocking murder of a Latino celebrity, the death of the renowned Mexican-American singer, killed by the president of her fan club and personal friend, Yolanda Saldívar. The series is also an in-depth journey into how the murderer’s mind worked, whom Arrarás interviewed exclusively.

The story behind the tragic death of the Tex-Mex queen Selena Quintanilla will premiere on Sunday, August 25, 2019 at 10pm/9c on Telemundo.