Edward James Olmos on the 20th Anniversary of 'Selena': 'I've Never Had a More Difficult Film' (Exclusive)

Edward James Olmos on the 20th Anniversary of 'Selena': 'I've Never Had a More Difficult Film' (Exclusive)
It’s been 20 years since Edward James Olmos garnered critical acclaim for playing the role of Tejano superstar Selena Quintanilla’s father, Abraham, in the singer's posthumous biopic, Selena.

Et spoke with the actor on Thursday at the Eva Longoria Foundation’s Annual Dinner in Beverly Hills, where he reflected on his experience making the beloved classic film.

“It was the saddest movie I've ever filmed, to be honest with you. I've never had a more difficult film to film,” Olmos lamented. “It was too close to the time when she was actually killed, it was only 13 months after when we were filming. Nobody wanted to film it, the parents didn't, we didn't, nobody wanted to. We'd rather she be alive. But we had to."

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Olmos explained that, at the time, there were several
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