In what is sure to be one of the hotter packages on the market, Sources tell Deadline that Picturestart has come aboard to produce the psychological thriller Spiral, with Selena Gomez attached to star and Petra Collins directing. Drake is on board to exec produce with Matthew Budman & Sumaiya Kaveh producing through their Forest Hill Entertainment.
Future the Prince aka Adel Nur, who exec produces HBO’s Euphoria with Drake, is also on to exec produce. Endeavor Content is the sales agent and is out to all major streamers with the package.
The story follows a former influencer whose addiction to social media is causing her body to literally fall apart. The story and original script was created by Melissa Broder and Collins, with additional revisions (or current draft) by Phoebe Fisher.. Given the star power attached, this package should gain a ton of attention as it makes it way around town.
Gomez most recently finished the Hulu series Only Murders in the Building, which also stars Steve Martin and Martin Short. She also is returning to voice Mavis in Sony Animation’s Hotel Transylvania: Transformia. She is repped by WME and Lighthouse Management + Media.
Collins is a well regarded director landed the job after impressing Gomez on the music video for Fetish, which Collins directed. This will mark her directorial debut. She is also repped by Lighthouse Management + Media.