Selena Gomez Ready To Deal With Horrors Of ‘Dollhouse’

Award-winning singer and entertainer Selena Gomez is expanding her cinematic resume with the new psychological horror film Dollhouse.

Gomez–who will produce the movie through her July Moon Productions along with Shawn Levy and Dan Cohen (of Stranger Things fame)–also is in talks to star in the feature, according to Deadline. Patricia Braga of STX will oversee the project with 21 Laps’ Emily Morris.

Few details have been shared at this time, but the movie–set within the New York City high-fashion scene–reportedly is similar in tone to Black Swan, the 2010 psychological thriller for which Natalie Portman won a Best Actress Oscar. The screenplay for Dollhouse was written by Michael Paisley.

STX Film’s Motion Picture Group chair Adam Fogelson said in a statement that “teaming Selena with Shawn and Dan’s expertise in the horror/thriller genre will elevate Dollhouse, and we couldn’t be more thrilled by the way this is being developed.”

Gomez–well known for her accomplishments as a recording artist–also has had success in TV and film. She had a starring role as a teenager in the Emmy Award-winning Disney Channel’s Wizards of Waverly Place (2007-2012) and recently signed up to reprise her lead female role of Mavis in Sony’s Hotel Transylvania 4.

Keep reading Horror News Network for more updates–including the choice of director and actors–on Dollhouse.

Thomas Tuna
Thomas A. Tuna is a comic book veteran who began his writing career back in the ’70s with Charlton Comics, contributing to such horror titles as Ghost Manor, Haunted, The Many Ghosts of Dr. Graves and Ghostly Haunts. Most recently, he has served as a writer and editor (with more than a smattering of horror yarns) for such comic book websites as Hyper Epics and Red Moon Features. Some of his favorite horror flicks include Jaws, Salem’s Lot, Dracula (with Frank Langella) and Blade. His favorite horror comic books? Tomb of Dracula (by Marv Wolfman and Gene Colan) and Swamp Thing (by Len Wein and Berni Wrightson).

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