Selena Gomez To Star In New Film 'In The Shadow Of The Mountain'


2019 American Music Awards - Red Carpet

2019 American Music Awards - Red Carpet

Selena Gomez is going back on the silver screen. This time starring as Silvia Vásquez-Lavado, the first Peruvian, woman to scale Mt. Everest. Directors Scott Budnick and Donna Gigliotti are adapting Vásquez-Lavado's memior In The Shadow Of The Mountain to tell her story of overcoming childhood assault and neglect through mountain climbing. Vásquez-Lavado is also well known for helping survivors of abuse through organizing hikes through Everest's base camp. This is the perfect role for Selena Gomez considering the amount of charities and philanthropies she supports. Full story below.