Telemundo has released the first trailer for the new series El Secreto de Selena (Selena’s Secret). The story is an adaptation of the book also titled El Secreto de Selena, written by Telemundo journalist Maria Celeste Arrarás and published in 1997.
The one-minute clip shows a ring falling to the ground and revisits the moment Arrarás goes on-air to announce the death of Selena Quintanilla. Then, the trailer shows fragments of scenes from the trial of Yolanda Saldivar (Selena’s convicted murderer) and showcases Saldivar’s behavior during different key moments, ranging from Selena’s wedding to Chris Perez to heavy discussions with the late singer.
Meet the cast: Eight actors bring to life the television series, “El Secreto de Selena” (Selena’s Secret) and they are: Maya Zapata (Selena), Damayanti Quintanar (Yolanda Saldívar), Sofía Lamas (journalist, María Celeste Arrarás), Jorge Zárate (Abraham Quintanilla, Selena’s father), Eduardo Santamarina (Dr. Ricardo Martínez), José Sefami (lawyer, Douglas Tinker), Moisés Arizmendi (Manny – Maria Celeste Arrarás’ boyfriend) and Daniel Elbittar (Chris Pérez, Selena’s husband).
Arrarás participated co-executive-produced the series with Fernando Barbosa, Luis Balaguer, Leonardo Aranguibel and Francisco Cordero. Also, the series was produced by Buena Vista Original Productions, Moconoco, LatinWE and BTF Media.
El Secreto de Selena is set to premiere Sunday, Aug. 25, on Telemundo.
Watch the trailer below.