Selena Gomez is set to play a trailblazing function, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The “Lose You to Love Me” vocalist has actually apparently signed on to depict mountaineer Silvia Vásquez-Lavado in a brand-new film based upon the latter’s upcoming narrative.
Titled In the Shadow of the Mountain, the upcoming movie will be composed and directed by Mayans M.C. co-creator Elgin James. It informs the story of how Silvia ended up being the very first freely gay female to scale all Seven Summits, the acmes on every continent, and the very first Peruvian female to climb up Mt. Everest.
In addition to her achievements in mountain climbing, Silvia is declared as a heroine for survivors of abuse. She is the creator of Courageous Girls, a not-for-profit, which assists survivors of youth sexual violence recover through mountain climbing.
“The first time seeing Mount Everest gave me a security, a sweetness, a tenderness, a sense of safety I had never felt,” Silvia informed The Chicago Tribune in 2016. “When you experience trauma, you become detached of your body, of your own persona. I was so moved by the mountains that it rekindled my life.”