Rob Shuter reports…. Selena Gomez has found herself in a casting catfight with “Havana” singer Camila Cabello over the Maria role in Steven Spielberg‘s “West Side Story” remake!
The troubled former Disney star, whose real-life romance with Justin Bieber drew its own “Romeo & Juliet” comparisons, clearly fits the role that became one of Natalie Wood‘s best love performances.
“It’s a dream role, but it requires a performer who can sing, dance and act,” an insider told The National ENQUIRER.
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“Selena and Camila certainly are the most famous ladies being considered,” the source continued.
“But Spielberg has expressed interest in finding an unknown for the part.”