Selena Gomez is bringing again a Nineteen Eighties basic movie in what appears to be a pattern of rebooting movies and reveals from the ’80s and ’90s together with Father of the Bride and Saved by the Bell. The 1988 comedy movie Working Lady starring Sigourney Weaver and Melanie Griffith is getting a reboot, in keeping with Deadline sources, and Gomez is in negotiations to supply. Screenwriter Ilana Peña (Diary of a Future President) is reportedly adapting the script. The long-lasting movie tells the story of an bold secretary (Griffith) who briefly takes her boss’s (Weaver) job after she was injured and exceeds expectations. When the secretary pitches an important concept, her boss makes an attempt to take credit score. The precise plot factors for this reboot are unknown however contemplating its empowering message and robust feminine presence it’s doubtless that will likely be an enormous a part of this movie. There are at the moment no further particulars obtainable however Deadline reported that it’s going to doubtless premiere on Hulu.
This might be one other producing credit score for Gomez who not too long ago grew to become the third Latina to be nominated as an government producer for Excellent Comedy Sequence for Solely Murders within the Constructing. Salma Hayek was nominated for Ugly Betty in 2007, and Marlis Pujol obtained nods for The Kominsky Methodology in 2020 and 2021. Gomez at the moment government produces and stars in Hulu’s Solely Murders within the Constructing which additionally obtained a Greatest Comedy Emmy nom. She can also be starring and producing the HBO Max actuality collection Selena + Chef and she or he’s producing a Spanish-language true-crime docuseries with Univision entitled Mi Vecino, El Cartel (‘The Cartel Amongst Us’).
Peña was the showrunner of the beloved Disney+ collection Diary of a Future President which she additionally government produced till its cancellation in Dec. 2021. She was a workers author on the musical comedy collection Loopy Ex-Girlfriend and she or he’s additionally at the moment writing My Daughter’s Quinceañera, in collaboration with Eva Longoria.
Within the wake of the latest cancellation of Gordita Chronicles and Batgirl starring Leslie Grace getting shelved it’s some comfort to see two Latinas coming collectively for a reboot of such an iconic movie. No phrase on if Gomez may also star within the movie however having two Latinas operating the present is a large step. A report launched by Dr. Stacy L. Smith and the USC Annenberg Inclusion Initiative in partnership with Nationwide Affiliation of Latino Impartial Producers (NALIP) and Sensible Leisure seems to be on the illustration of Latinxs in entrance and behind the digital camera. They discovered that Latinx administrators make up solely 4 p.c and simply 3 p.c of producers, 78 of these credit have been held by Latinos and 19 have been held by Latinas.