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Selena Gomez ‘in talks’ for reboot of Working Girl in role that made Melanie Griffith a star

Selena Gomez is ‘in talks’ to headline a reboot of the Eighties smash hit movie Working Girl in the role that made Melanie Griffith a star

Selena Gomez has been talked about because the doable star of a reboot of the traditional movie Working Girl.

The 30-year-old is reported to be in closing talks to star in and produce a reboot to the Oscar nominated Nineteen Eighties movie. 

Melanie Griffith, 64, starred as Tess McGill, a lady with ‘a head for business and a physique for sin’ who pretended to be her boss whereas the manager was recovering from a damaged leg. 

Talks: Selena Gomez, 30, is reported to be in talks to headline a reboot of the Nineteen Eighties romantic comedy that made Melanie Griffith, 64, a star; seen in May

The 1988 hit made greater than $100 million on the field office and co-starred Harrison Ford, Sigourney Weaver and Joan Cusack.

Melanie obtained a greatest actress nomination and each Sigourney and Joan had been honored with greatest supporting actress nominations. 

The phrase is Selena is not going to solely star in the up to date model of the story, however will even function one of the producers, working with Ilana Pena, who created and served as a present runner on the Disney+ collection Diary of a Future President. 

Box office smash: The about an ambitious assistant who impersonates her boss made some $100 million dollars at the box office and resulted in a best actress Oscar nomination for Melanie, seen here with co-star Harrison Ford

Box office smash: The about an formidable assistant who impersonates her boss made some $100 million {dollars} on the field office and resulted in a greatest actress Oscar nomination for Melanie, seen right here with co-star Harrison Ford

The movie will produced underneath the twentieth Century banner, and can possible stream on Hulu, the place Selena can now be seen in season two of the Emmy nominated crime-comedy Only Murders in the Building. 

Selena can be producing and starring in the HBO actuality present Selena + Chef a pandemic impressed collection in which the locked down actress works with grasp cooks to brush up on her cooking expertise.  Season 4 debuts August 20. 

In the meantime, the Let Somebody Go singer can be reported to be engaged on her climbing expertise  in preparations for In The Shadow of the Mountain.

Behind the scenes: Not only will Selena star in the updated project, but she will also add to her producing credentials with a behind the scenes role

Behind the scenes: Not solely will Selena star in the up to date project, however she will even add to her producing credentials with a behind the scenes role

The movie relies on the most effective vendor by Silvia Vasquez Lavado, about a sufferer of childhood assault and neglect, who in flip, discovered therapeutic and energy in mountaineering.

She has additionally been signed to star in Spiral, a thriller that follows a former influencer whose dependancy to social media is inflicting her physique to actually crumble. 

Selena stays away from social media herself, revealing earlier this year she hasn’t been on-line in greater than 4 years, however does have workers to take care of her media postings.  The psychological well being advocate is the Chief Information Officer of a web site known as Wondermind, which provides free info from psychological well being consultants.  

Stream: The film will produced under the 20th Century banner, and will likely stream on Hulu, where Selena can now be seen in season two of the Emmy nominated crime-comedy Only Murders in the Building

Stream: The movie will produced underneath the twentieth Century banner, and can possible stream on Hulu, the place Selena can now be seen in season two of the Emmy nominated crime-comedy Only Murders in the Building

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