–Selena Gomez has booked a new project & Lucy Hale’s pilot for “Pretty Little Liars” is close to getting picked up.
According to Variety, Selena will star in What Boys Want, a film about a teenage girl who can hear what men are thinking. Think What Women Want in the eyes of a teenage girl. Selena’s mother, Mandy Teefey, will executive produce.
New Line’s in final negotiations with the 17-year-old Gomez, who has built a huge fanbase from her role in the Disney Channel series, “The Wizards of Waverly Place.” She formed July Moon Prods. last year and has partnered with XYZ Films to finance development of at least two films in which she would star and produce.
And the Hollywood Reporter is reporting that ABC Family is close to giving a pilot order to the drama “Pretty Little Liars.” The series is based off the book series of the same name and will star Lucy Hale. Adapted for TV by Marlene King, “Liars” is set three years after the disappearance of the manipulative and vindictive “Queen Bee” Alison. It revolves around her four 16-year-old girlfriends, Aria (Hale), Emily, Spencer and Hanna, who have lost touch with one another until each of them begins to receive mysterious messages suggesting that Alison is watching them and knows every secret they’re desperate to keep. The messages don’t stop even after Alison’s body finally is discovered.
Are you excited to see Selena hit the big screen? Have you read the “Pretty Little Liar” books?