In a thrilling development for music and film enthusiasts alike, Selena Gomez is gearing up to bring the legendary Linda Ronstadt to life in an upcoming biopic. Confirming the news, Variety and Rolling Stone report that Gomez has officially secured the coveted role, signaling a new and exciting chapter in her career.
The untitled biopic is currently in pre-production, with seasoned individuals at the helm of the project. Ronstadt’s manager, John Boylan, and James Keach are co-producing the film, promising a cinematic experience that delves into the life of the iconic musician. Despite the project being in its early stages, fans are already buzzing with anticipation for Gomez’s portrayal of the multi-talented Ronstadt.
The revelation came after Gomez tantalized fans by sharing an Instagram story featuring Ronstadt’s 2013 memoir, ‘Simple Dreams.’ While the singer-actress has given a sneak peek into her connection with the project, details such as the director, additional cast members, and the release date are yet to be unveiled, adding an element of suspense to the upcoming biopic.
Linda Ronstadt, a trailblazer in country, rock ‘n’ roll, and Latin music, achieved unparalleled success with albums like “Heart Like a Wheel” and “Simple Dreams” in the 1970s. Her versatility across genres and a string of 11 Grammy wins solidified her status as a music legend. The biopic is expected to explore Ronstadt’s groundbreaking career, capturing the essence of her impact on the industry.
Both Ronstadt and Gomez share Mexican heritage, adding a personal and cultural dimension to the project. Gomez, known for her roles in “Only Murders in the Building” and Disney’s “Wizards of Waverly Place,” as well as her chart-topping music career, is poised to deliver a stellar performance in this new cinematic venture.
As fans eagerly await more casting details and a glimpse into the production, the union of Gomez and Ronstadt in this biopic promises to be a celebration of two remarkable artists, their shared heritage, and the enduring power of music. Stay tuned for updates on this exciting collaboration that is set to make waves in both the music and film industries.