Selena Gomez Recruited For Thirteen Reasons Why

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Universal is all set to adapt the novel Thirteen Reasons Why by Jay Asher, says Deadline.  Selena Gomez is already attached to star in the remake of the bestselling novel.

The novel follows a boy Clay Jensen who comes home from school to find a box with his name on it.  Inside are tapes from a classmate Hannah Baker (Gomez) who committed suicide two weeks before.  The tapes have 13 reasons why she committed suicide and Clay is one of them. 

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Gomez would star as Hannah through flashbacks - no word on who will play Clay.

Gomez is currently starring on the Disney Channel in The Wizards of Waverly Place.

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Selena Gomez started her acting career at an extremely young age.

From 2002-2006, she played Gianna on the children's show Barney & Friends.

Selena Was then discovered by the Disney Channel, and before landing one of the lead roles on Wizards of Waverly Place, she had guest starred on The Suite Life of Zach & Cody and Hannah Montana.

She has also acted in the Disney original films Another Cinderella Story and Princess Protection Program.

Gomez has landed roles on the big screen film Ramona and Beezus, and is starring in the upcoming film Monte Carlo.

She has also participated in the UR Vote Count campaign, which encouraged young adults to become more involved in politics, and learn more about the candidates. Selena is also the spokesperson for Borden Milk & State Farm Insurance, as well as the ambassador of, which is a charity for dogs. In addition, she is involved with Disney's charity Friends for Change.

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