Will James Franco “Bail Out” Selena Gomez?

Can you picture Selena Gomez playing a robber? If things work out, that’s what we may see our October cover girl act as in an upcoming film, according to Variety. The website reports that our October cover girl is close to sealing a deal to star in Spring Breakers, a film centered on four college girls who rob a restaurant to pay for a beach trip.

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In addition to Gomez, hottie actor James Franco is also linked to the project, which is being written and helmed by director Harmony Korine (Trash Humpers). In the film, Franco will play a drug and arms dealer who bails the girls out of jail and tries to get the them to kill his enemy. Gomez would play a super religious girl who tries to stop all the madness. Other actresses linked to the project include Emma Roberts and Vanessa Hudgens.

Is Selena Gomez a ‘Hot Mess’?

In the meantime, Gomez has also been linked to star in a comedy titled Hot Mess, which is reportedly being helmed by Tony-winning director James D. Stern. Hot Mess centers on four girls who try to avoid they’re doomed destinies while still in high school. It looks like Selena is achieving her dream of becoming a big-time movie actress. As she told us exclusively, if she had to pick between acting or singing, she would definitely pick acting, and it's becoming more and more evident that she wants to focus on her film career.

This past summer, Gomez starred in Monte Carlo, her first big-screen starring role, about a young girl who is mistaken for a British heiress.