Jennifer Lopez 'can't wait to see' new series about Selena Quintanilla

In 1997, she played Selena Quintanilla, the legendary Queen of Tejano music, which became her breakout role of her career.

And Jennifer Lopez gushed about the latest project on the late singer - the drama Selena: The Series.

The 51-year-old said: 'I love Selena, she was such a big part of my life and my career. And I can't wait to see it!' in a clip shared to the Instagram page on Tuesday.

Giving her blessing! In 1997, she played Selena Quintanilla, the legendary Queen of Tejano music, which became her breakout role of her career. And Jennifer Lopez gushed about the latest project on the late singer - the Netflix drama Selena: The Series

Giving her blessing! In 1997, she played Selena Quintanilla, the legendary Queen of Tejano music, which became her breakout role of her career. And Jennifer Lopez gushed about the latest project on the late singer - the drama Selena: The Series

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Jennifer said in the brief video: 'Guys, I don't know if you've heard about this new Selena series on .'

She continued: 'Playing Selena was kind of a landmark moment in my career. And I was so excited when I saw the trailer and heard about it.' 

The mother of two said the new series focusing on Selena will be a 'great way for this generation to get to know Selena.'

captioned the video with: 'We love you, @jlo.'

Soon to be released: The 51-year-old said: 'I love Selena, she was such a big part of my life and my career. And I can't wait to see it!' in a clip shared to the Netflix Instagram page on Tuesday; Christian Serratos as Selena

Soon to be released: The 51-year-old said: 'I love Selena, she was such a big part of my life and my career. And I can't wait to see it!' in a clip shared to the Instagram page on Tuesday; Christian Serratos as Selena

Jennifer said in the brief video: 'Guys, I don't know if you've heard about this new Selena series on Netflix'

The mother of two said the new series focusing on Selena will be a 'great way for this generation to get to know Selena'

Gushing: Jennifer said in the brief video: 'Guys, I don't know if you've heard about this new Selena series on '

Fan: Netflix captioned the video with: 'We love you, @jlo'

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Fan:  captioned the video with: 'We love you, @jlo'

Jennifer played Selena 23 years ago

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