You Can Thank Selena Gomez's New Short Horror Film for Your Next Nightmare

It's inspired by 'The Exorcist.'


Until now, the closest Selena Gomez had come to a horror movie was that Met Gala fake tan—but her filmmaker and photographer pal Petra Collins has just posted a series of clips from their new and deeply creepy project.

The new short film, set to fill your nightmare quota for the next few sleeps, has been teased over on Instagram’s new video platform IGTV, and is set to a soundtrack of eerie whistling, quiet water splashes, and creaking chairs.

Prepare to forget all of your shiny, happy memories of Barney and Wizards of Waverly Place—well, those which weren’t already chewed up and spat out by Spring Breakers—as you see Selena hanging out in a house with disembodied fingers hanging from the ceiling.

Or: Can we interest you in Selena taking a relaxing bath with pieces of an actual face floating in the water? Selena hanging out with a half human/half turtle? Selena eating frosting from the blade of a butcher’s knife? Selena sucking on an EYEBALL? Take your pick.

Back in May of last year, Collins, who’s previously worked with Selena on surreal, edgy music videos for her tracks including “Bad Liar” and “Fetish” revealed that the pair were working on a project along these lines.

Collins told Vanity Fair: ”I love The Exorcist and the things that come from inside you, the things that are a little more subtle, and things that you deal with from inwards, and I feel like it’s something Selena and I both love talking about ... that topic is sort of dear to us.”

E! News say that the full film, titled A Love Story, is set to premiere on IGTV soon. Sleep well.

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