Monte Carlo due July 1, follows Selena Gomez as Paris-bound high school grad Grace who is let down when she finds out that the adventure she researched & booked for herself and best friend Emma [Katie Cassidy] isn’t quite as grand as she had imagined, reports USA Today: Their dream vacation..
..is unwittingly saved by British socialite Cordelia Winthrop Scott, an impeccably dressed brat who is a doppelgänger for Grace. After a case of mistaken identity & armed with Cordelia’s invitation to a glitzy gala in Monte Carlo, the girls head south to live it up for a week, wearing fancy clothes and meeting dashing men.
Selena: ‘Obviously, I want to transition into film, and this is taking baby steps to where I want to be.‘ Selena played two different characters and had to learn two different British accents, one for the real Cordelia and another for the impostor, Grace. ‘Accent training was hardest thing on top of learning lines.’ She reported to the set in Budapest, Hungary, two weeks early for voice training.