Selena Gomez is going from Disney Channel to HBO.
HBO Max has ordered an untitled Selena Gomez cooking show straight to series. The 27-year-old “Lose You to Love Me” singer will star in 10 episodes where she improves upon her cooking skills.
Gomez is filming the entire series while she self-isolates. Despite being a multihyphenate, the premise is aware that the singer-songwriter-actress-producer isn’t a chef too. At least not yet.
“I’ve always been very vocal about my love of food,” Gomez said in a press release. “I think I’ve been asked hundreds of times in interviews if I had another career, what would I do. And I’ve answered that it would be fun to be a chef. I definitely don’t have the formal training, though! Like many of us while being home, I find myself cooking more and experimenting in the kitchen.”
The light-hearted series will use humor and practical advice to embrace the beauty and struggle of learning to cook at home. Each week a master chef joins Gomez remotely for the “unapologetically authentic cook-a-long.” They will share tips and tricks, prepare a variety of cuisines and handle Covid-19 related issues — like what to do when an ingredient is missing.
In addition to documenting Gomez’s culinary journey, the show will highlight a food-related charity every episode. The “untitled cooking project” is slated to air this summer.
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