Jennifer Lopez Became the Highest Paid Latina in Hollywood History Because of the Movie
Selena Quintanilla's biopic premiered in March 1997 (just two years after her untimely death) and though 21 years have passed, the film remains a favorite among fans of the Tejana singer.
As someone who has probably seen Selena more than a few times, you know what scenes in the movie happened in real life. And you're definitely aware that the film marked Jennifer Lopez's first big role in Hollywood, catapulting her into stardom. But did you know who else was in the running to play the late Tejana singer? Or what Jennifer did to make sure she emulated Selena perfectly? We are about to blow your mind with some facts you might now have known about the movie.