Selena Gomez, 21 Laps & STX team for horror-thriller Dollhouse
STXfilms has announced it is partnering with Billboard Chart-Topper and 2017 Woman of the Year Selena Gomez (Dolittle) and Shawn Levy’s 21 Laps Entertainment to develop and potentially star in a new horror-thriller entitled Dollhouse.
The film, which is being written by Michael Paisley (The Witcher), is set in the world of the upper echelon of New York City’s fashion scene and is being described as a psychological thriller in the same spirit as Darren Aronofsky’s Oscar-winning Black Swan.
“Selena’s involvement is an exciting direction for this project,” Adam Fogelson, STXfilms Motion Picture Group chairman, said in a statement. “She is supremely talented as both a star and a producer. Teaming Selena with Shawn and Dan’s expertise in the horror-thriller genre will elevate Dollhouse and we couldn’t be more thrilled by the way this is being developed.”
The 28-year-old actress/producer/musician is eyeing the project as a starring vehicle and will produce via her July Moon Productions banner alongside 21 Laps’ Levy and Dan Cohen, with Patricia Braga overseeing the film for STX and Emily Morris overseeing for 21 Laps.
Gomez recently signed on to return to star in and executive produce the fourth installment in Sony Pictures Animation’s Hotel Transylvania series as well as the Hulu comedy Only Murders in the Building alongside Steven Martin and Martin Short. 21 Laps recently expanded their horror roster by selling the rights to the horror spect Mother Land to Lionsgate and the Reddit No Sleep article My Wife & I Bought a Ranch to Netflix, while also producing the streaming platform’s reboot of Unsolved Mysteries and are currently gearing up to debut the Dylan O’Brien-led romantic post-apocalyptic comedy Love & Monsters this Friday in select theaters and on PVOD!
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