News

Selena Gomez Set To Play Mountaineer Silvia Vasquez-Lavado In New Biopic

Selena Gomez is heading back to the big screen to play gay mountaineer Silvia Vasquez-Lavado in a new biopic.

 

 

View this post on Instagram

 

I am so humbled and grateful to share this thrilling news, which has been in the works for the last 10months, that an all-star team has optioned my upcoming memoir In The Shadow of the Mountain (to be published 02-2022 by @madelinecjones Holt/Macmillan) for a movie adaptation. I am so honored and touched for the bold, talented, and brilliant @selenagomez in taking the starring role and as producer; To her incredible team @zackmorgenroth and @aleenkeshishian; Grateful to have the groundbreaking visionary #DonnaGigliotti and her Tempesta films involved; For the talented @elginnjames on the helm for screenplay and direction; And the support of @onecommunity films led by the trailblazer @scottbudnick1 and @lauren_denormandie None of this would have happened without the faith of my amazing family at @ideaarchitects, my incredible agent and dearest friend @laralovehardin, #dougabrams and my sweet family at WME led by #sylvierabineau and #carolinabeltran And to all of my family and friends, thank you for all your words of encouragement and support along this road. I can’t wait to share more! Link on my bio!

A post shared by Silvia Vasquez-Lavado (@silviavasla) on


Silvia gained recognition for being the first openly gay woman to finish the Seven Summits Challenge. This is done when a climber climbs the highest mountain on each continent.  The film will be based on Silvia’s memoir, In The Shadow Of The Mountain. Selena Gomez will also be a producer.  So far, there is no set release date for the project. 



Subscribe to Mix 1051's Blog!

Get the latest updates on music and celebrity news, contests and flyaways, and more straight to your inbox with our weekly emails.

* indicates required
Comments
To Top