Wednesday, November 27, 2019

Casting News - Julio Macias, Jesse Posey, Hunter Reese Peña and Carlos Alfredo Jr. Join Netflix's 'Selena: The Series'

Casting News - November 27, 2019

Netflix's Selena: The Series.

  • Julio Macias, Jesse Posey, Hunter Reese Peña and Carlos Alfredo Jr. have been cast on the upcoming drama starring Christian Serratos. Moreover, Juan Martinez, Daniela Estrada and Paul Rodriguez Jr. will recur in the first season.
  • Macias (On My Block) will play Pete Astudillo, a charming singer and member of a two-man band known as Los Bad Boys, who is discovered along with Joe Ojeda and ultimately helps write a few of Selena's (Serratos) most popular songs.
  • Posey (First Love) will play Chris Perez, the eventual lead guitarist who develops a relationship with Selena but will have to lern that there's more to winning her heart and being accepted into the family.
  • Peña (Morning Ritual) will play Ricky Vela, a talented keyboard player who hesitates to join the band at first. He becomes one of A.B.'s (Gabriel Chavarria) most important collaborators, earning his trust as they compose hits for Selena.
  • Alfredo Jr. (Mutt and Chopps) will play Joe Ojeda, the second keyboard player who joins the band as Selena y Los Dinos begins to grow.
  • Martinez (Triple Frontier) will play Young A.B., who helps his father, Abraham (Ricardo Chavira), assemble the family's first band and also discovers his own abilities as a musician.
  • Estrada will play Young Suzette, a reluctant musician who accepts her role in her family's band as their drummer.
  • Rodriguez Jr. (The Curse of La Llorona) will play Roger Garcia, a shy guitarist for Los Dinos in their early years, who struggles to stay in the band as life on the road becomes more demanding.