Spring Breakers 2: Selena Gomez Reveals Why She Chose Spring Breakers; Production Status Of Sequel

By Disha Mashelkar | 3 months ago
Spring Breakers 2: Selena Gomez Reveals Why She Chose Spring Breakers; Production Status Of Sequel
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Selena Gomez starrer film Spring Breakers has been a massive hit at the box-office. Released in 2013, Spring Breakers has been the first thing Gomez has done post-Disney. And now the actress reveals why she chose to do the film.

Gomez plays the character called Faith in the film. Meanwhile, Spring Breakers 2 has been titled as Spring Breakers: The Second Coming. It was announced following the success of its first installment. Selena Gomez and Vanessa Hudgens might return for the sequel. But so far there has been no new update on the production of Spring Breakers 2. Read to know more.

Selena Gomez Talks About Why She Chose A Different Role

The movie Spring Breakers has seen a transformation of the image of Selena Gomez. She is seen more lively and gets into things which college going youth are generally seen doing. Gomez says that “My mom wanted me to work with a director who would really push me,” reports Vogue.

She also adds that “…it was fun to imagine how you might behave if you were set free of whatever was holding you captive.” She continues, “I’m a late bloomer.”

Spring Breakers 2 Production Status

A controversy surrounded Spring Breakers 2 after it had been announced. Spring Breakers: The Second Coming has not yet started its production. There is no new update on the filming of the sequel.

Writer and director Harmony Korine of the first installment and James Franco have been vocal in their opposition for the sequel. According to them, the movie is being made without their consent. They have also added that the producers are capitalizing on the creativity of the first film to make money on a weak sequel as per media reports.

Vincent Maraval, Film distributor Wild Bunch’s co-chief has revealed several years ago that the Spring Breakers 2 is not a direct sequel. But there are allusions to some of the characters in the original, reports Glamour.

Spring Breakers 2

Spring Breakers Cast And Brief Storyline

The original film has seen cast members Vanessa Hudgens as Candy, Selena Gomez as Faith, James Franco as Alien, Ashley Benson (Pretty Little Liars fame) as Brit and Rachel Korine as Cotty in the lead roles.

The film follows the story of this four college going girls. As the spring break comes, their classmates head for parties while these four are stuck behind. This is mainly because they do not have enough money to spend. Faith, played by Gomez is more religious among the four girls.

Eventually, they choose the wrong path to generate money and attend a wild party. Their life transforms after they are arrested in this party.

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Also Read: Selena Gomez and Vanessa Hudgens in “Spring Breakers”

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Disha Mashelkar has completed her Masters in Journalism and Mass Communication from the University of Pune. She joined MNG in 2016. She loves writing on TV series/Films/Anime/Entertainment.