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Selena Gomez to Find Out 'What Boys Want'

October 20, 2009 (8:36 am) GMT
The star of Disney's 'Wizards of Waverly Place' is in final negotiations with New Line Cinema for a starring role in the comedy movie.

Disney star is likely to team up with New Line Cinema for her next big screen project. According to Variety, the actress known for her role as Alex Russo in TV series "" is attached to topline New Line's forthcoming comedy "".

In the movie, 17-year-old leading actress Gomez will take on the role of a teenage girl who can hear what men are thinking. Before being attached to "What Boys Want", she has been cast to play Beezus Quimby in "", the feature adaptation of children's novels by Beverly Cleary.

"What Boys Want" is a comedy pitch from "" screenwriters Amy Andelson and Emily Meyer. Kevin Misher is set to produce with Allen Fisher of Principato-Young and Gomez's mother, Mandy Teefey, as executive producers. No words on when the movie will start production or who will direct just yet.

Selena Gomez started her acting career starring in "Barney & Friends". Before being cast in "Wizards of Waverly Place", she has guest starred on "The Suite Life of Zack & Cody" and "". The best friend of singer/actress has recently starred in made-for-TV movies, "" and "".

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