Gabriel Chavarria on playing Selena’s brother in Netflix show

Gabriel Chavarria who stars in “Selena: The Series,” admits that the lockdown saved him from making an uncomfortable determination.

Chavarria is considered one of 11 youngsters — forcing the 31-year-old actor to make arduous choices on who he takes to premieres.

“That’s at all times been my concern,” he confessed to The Post. “We may most likely replenish half the theater if we actually wished to. Sometimes I’ll say decide a quantity and whoever picks it will get to return.”

The Philadelphia native performs the late Tejano singer’s brother A.B. Quintanilla, who performed guitar in his sister’s band till she was murdered by a disgruntled worker in 1995.

“One of the good issues in regards to the show is that we get to see Selena, the human, the individual,” he stated. “Again everyone knows the icon, the legend. We by no means actually received to know the individual. We get to essentially show her. It was cool studying every thing about her, her connections together with her household.”

Gabriel Chavarria
Gabriel Chavarria

Chavarria, the son of Honduran immigrants, stated that the miniseries is a good alternative to showcase Latino expertise on-screen, in addition to off.

“Things are altering and we’re part of that,” he stated. “I’m joyful and honored to be a part of that change as a result of we now have so many tales to inform.”



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