Selena Gomez to play Linda Ronstadt in biopic? Exploring new rumors

Selena Gomez will play Linda Ronstadt in the biopic. Long-standing rumors were confirmed. Selena Gomez will play Linda Ronstadt in the biopic. Selena, Ronstadt, Rolling Stone, and Variety verified this. 

What we know about biopic Rolling Stone and Variety announced that Gomez will play the 11-time Grammy winner in her biopic. Selena Gomez teased the news on Instagram Tuesday night with a photo of Ronstadt's memoir Simple Dreams.  

But Linda shared the news on Facebook. She captioned Variety's revelation article with “It all started with a simple dream” and emoticons. She shared Rolling Stone news with three pounding heart emojis.  

Ronstadt's manager John Boylan and James Keach are producing the biopic, which is in pre-production. James Keach co-produced Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My Voice, a 2019 documentary on the singer.  

Both Ronstadt and Gomez are Mexican. Gomez was nominated for a Golden Globe for playing Mabel Mora in Only Murders in the Building. No further cast has been disclosed, but since the lead role has been announced, we can expect more news shortly. 

Linda Ronstadt—who? Country, rock n' roll, and Latin music legend Linda Ronstadt has 11 Grammys. She also received an Emmy, ALMA, two Academy of Country Music, and three American Music Awards. She received Golden Globe and Tony nominations.  

Ronstadt, a rock n' roll pioneer, recorded many popular albums in the 1970s, including Simple Dreams and Heart Like a Wheel. The 2019 Rob Epstein and Jeffrey Friedman documentary Linda Ronstadt: 

The Sound of My Voice chronicles her five-decade career as a rock n' roll, pop, and country superstar. She was named The First Lady of Rock and the Top Female Pop Singer of the 1970s for her groundbreaking music. 

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