The former Disney star is set to join Woody Allen’s film “A Rainy Day in New York”, the third installment of the animated movie “Hotel Transylvania” franchise set to release this July and now she has a big project under her way.
As per Hollywood Reporter, Selena Gomez is all set for hopping on “The Voyage of Doctor Dolittle” which is slated to release on 12th April 2019. The “Bad Liar” singer the Universal feature movie cast which includes Robert Downey Jr. as the physician, Antonio Banderas, Michael Sheen as well as voice cast which involves “Spider-Man: Homecoming” star Tom Holland, Emma Thompson, and Ralph Fiennes. Universal has acquired the project last year, directed by Stephen Gaghan (Traffic, Syriana) from a screenplay he has written (an earlier draft penned by Tom Shepherd).
“The Voyage of Doctor Dolittle” will begin the production this month in London. Recently, the pop star has been burned up by the audience as well as her mother for starring in Woody Allen’s movie after the director has been alleged for sexually misbehaving his adopted daughter Dylan Farrow when she was a child. Selena has responded by giving a donation to Time’s Up movement that has “far exceeded” her salary from the movie, as per the source.
The movie Doctor Dolittle is based on the character from the 1920 series of children’s books by Hugh Lofting— in which a Victorian-era physician has opted for treating the animals instead of humans as he was able to speak with them. Selena has admitted that she is in an improved mental headspace with her film career and her screen work has come at perfect timing. She has told Harper’s BAZAAR, “Having done this since I was seven, it’s probably the most comfortable I’ve ever felt,” for their March cover story. The singer/actress then added: “Even in auditions, I feel like I’m way more confident than I would’ve been in the past. I’m not focused on the things that I used to be like, ‘Do I look old enough? Do I look sexy enough? Do I look cool enough? Am I nice enough, graceful enough?’”