Selena Gomez is about to seek out out whether or not she will add cooking to her record of many abilities.
HBO Max has issued a straight-to-series order for 10 episodes of a quarantine cooking present produced by and starring Gomez. The as-yet-untitled collection, slated to debut this summer time, will see Gomez navigate unfamiliar territory: making scrumptious meals whereas caught at house in self-isolation.
Every episode, Gomez will probably be joined remotely by a unique grasp chef, who will share suggestions and tips, serving to her cope with every thing from smoking ovens to lacking substances. A unique food-related charity may even be highlighted each episode.
“I’ve all the time been very vocal about my love of meals. I believe I’ve been requested a whole lot of instances in interviews if I had one other profession, what would I do and I’ve answered that it might be enjoyable to be a chef. I undoubtedly don’t have the formal coaching although! Like many people whereas being house I discover myself cooking extra and experimenting within the kitchen,” mentioned Gomez.
Gomez is govt producing the collection for July Moon Productions, together with Eli Holzman and Aaron Saidman on behalf of Industrial Media’s The Mental Property Company (IPC). This marks the second collaboriation between Gomez, Holzman and Saidman, following final yr’s Netflix docuseries “Residing Undocumented,” which the three govt produced and Saidman additionally co-directed.
Information of the cooking present comes two weeks after WarnerMedia lastly revealed a Could 27 launch date for its streaming providing. The service will probably be priced at $14.99 month-to-month (the identical as HBO Now).
“We’re so excited to have Selena Gomez in our first wave of programming on HBO Max and watch her adventures within the kitchen as she, like many people, tries to enhance her cooking abilities throughout quarantine,” mentioned HBO Max head of unique content material Sarah Aubrey. “Mixing her willpower with top-tier culinary artists is bound to entertain and educate viewers about one thing we’re all attempting to work by – methods to make cooking at house thrilling, enjoyable and scrumptious.”
Gomez’s different producer credit embrace the Netflix collection “13 Causes Why.” By way of the massive display, she most lately starred in Jim Jarmusch’s movie “The Useless Don’t Die” reverse Invoice Murray and Adam Driver, and is subsequent set to govt produced the upcoming characteristic “The Damaged Coronary heart Gallery.”
She is represented by WME, Lighthouse Administration + Media, and Ziffren Brittenham LLP.