In between Gomez's role on Disney's "Wizards of Waverly Place," the actress found time in 2010 to star in the film "Ramona and Beezus" based on the bestselling books by Beverly Cleary. Selena played big sister Beezus Quimby, while actress Joey King, right, played Ramona. The role was a dream come true for Gomez, who said she jumped up and down when she first saw the theatrical trailer. "Ever since I was a little girl, I always loved the movie voice guy going, you know, 'And Selena Gomez.' So I had a heart attack and I started crying," she told MTV in 2010.
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- Selena Gomez
- Ramona and Beezus (movie)
- Joey King
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