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What does Linda Ronstadt think of Selena Gomez starring in her biopic?

What does Linda Ronstadt think of Selena Gomez starring in her biopic?

When it comes to singing versus acting, Selena Gomez has been clear that her main priority is her work as an actress. Fortunately, fans will get to see her do both in her next big movie. She is ready to Star in the biography of Linda Ronstadt As a music icon in the 1970s.

Rock star approval

Gomez and Ronstadt walked fans through the casting process through their social media activity on January 10. Gomez posted an Instagram story View Ronstadt's 2014 memoir, Simple dreams“It all started with a simple dream,” he wrote. Hollywood Reporter. Fans took notice, too That Ronstadt's official Instagram account began following Gomez. In addition, her Instagram story shared “It all started with a simple dream”, this time with diverse An article announcing Gomez's selection Also published in Facebook.

Ronstadt posted subtly but clearly highlighted her excitement about Gomez playing her in the upcoming biopic. They included eyes and two-heart emojis. Moreover, TMZ sources say so Ronstadt signed Gomez Personally. They reportedly had the opportunity to meet and discuss the project two months ago at Ronstadt's home.

Mutual past praise

Even before the casting was revealed, Gomez and Ronstadt had positive things to say about each other. In 2015, Gomez said on Power 106 Cruise show That her alive The album cover is inspired by the country, rock and Latin music legend. “It looks like a picture of Linda Ronstadt, it's a picture from the 1970s. It's beautiful,” she said. “I'm proud of it.”

at recent days, Ronstadt talked about Gomez During an interview with ABC Latin music revolution special, which was broadcast as part of Soul of a nation Series in September. “I think it's amazing,” she said. “I think they're adorable.”

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Ronstadt also discussed their shared Mexican-American heritage and likened Gomez to her in that they both can sing but not speak Spanish. As for her acting skills, she also impressed. “She's a good actress,” Ronstadt added. “I'm watching it Murders only in the building. he is very funny. It's very good.

Linda biography

Few details are known about the film, but Gomez will help bring Ronstadt's life to the screen. Now 77, Ronstadt began her musical career In the late 1960s as part of a three-person group called the Stone Poneys. They had their first hit, “Different Drum,” in 1967, and became a major single hit in the 1970s. Like Gomez, she has recorded albums in both Spanish and English. Over the years, she has won 11 Grammy Awards, in addition He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame In 2014.