Selena Gomez's Next Movie to Reveal '13 Reasons Why' She 'Kills' Herself

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Universal and Strike Entertainment will make a film based on the Jay Asher novel with the Disney cutie attached on the lead role.

Universal Pictures and Strike Entertainment have picked up rights to make a movie based on Jay Asher novel "13 Reasons Why". The project is developed as a starring vehicle for Selena Gomez, Deadline Hollywood reports.

The book tells a story of a shy California high school student, Clay Jensen, who returns from school to find a box waiting on his doorstep. It contains seven cassette tapes recorded by Hanna Baker, the classmate he had a crush on.

Before she committed suicide, Hannah sent the tapes to one classmate with instructions to pass them on to a list of students like a chain letter. The tapes explain to 13 people how they played a role in her death. Clay is one of them. If he listens, he'll find out how he made the list.

Gomez will be seen playing Baker who appears throughout the film in post-mortem flashbacks. There is still no word on who will portray the other lead role, Jensen. Jennifer O'Kieffe is on board to write the script, but no director has been booked for the drama mystery film project.

Selena Gomez's latest big screen appearance was in "Ramona and Beezus" which was released last year. The "Wizards of Waverly Place" cutie will next be seen in "Monte Carlo" in which she stars alongside Leighton Meester and Katie Cassidy.




    Jun 03, 2012

    I totally agree, Logan Lerman should play clay. That would be awesome !

    Aug 08, 2011

    i love selena and i can't wait for this movie i loved the book and i'm sure that selena can do it she's so talented and i believe in her

    Feb 24, 2011

    the book was amazing! i like selena gomez, but i dont want her to play hannah in the movie.

    Feb 24, 2011

    OMG I CAN'T WAIT!!!! My friend was reading it in class so I went online and it said Selena Gomez was going to be in the movie!!!!! I LUV SELENA!!!!!

    Feb 22, 2011

    this books amazing, couldnt bring myself to put the book down while reading it.(: cant wait for the movie! selena gomez will do great for the part.(:

    Feb 19, 2011

    i love selena cant wait for this movie to come out i no ill love to watch this only because it has selena gomez in it

    Feb 19, 2011

    I want to see Logan Lerman as Clay as well!!

    Feb 09, 2011

    All in all Disney best actress right now is Selena, and although many ppl wont like the fact that a Disney girl got this role. The decision has been made, and if you seen on Jay Asher blog he known Selena for quite some time and love her personally. I'm excited to see if she does this amazing book justice

    presh 4ever
    Feb 09, 2011

    luv u selena cant wait....

    Feb 09, 2011

    ahhh i want clay to logan lerman the other main character

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