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Selena Gomez Turns Scream Queen for Petra Collins' New Horror Film: Watch the Teaser

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Petra Collins and Selena Gomez pose backstage for Coach 1941 during New York Fashion Week at Basketball City on Feb. 13, 2018 in New York City. 

If you thought Selena Gomez“Fetish” video was pushing the envelope, there’s a lot more where that came from.  

The pop singer takes a left turn into the twilight zone in a string of surreal new shorts and images posted overnight by her friend and collaborator, the Canadian filmmaker Petra Collins

The teasers are for Collins’ horror short titled A Love Story, which will stream in full at an unspecified time on Instagram's new long-from video platform, IGTV. And they’re full-blown creepy. 

One clip sees Gomez gargle an eyeball, roll–back zombie eyes and eat icing off her leg with a butcher’s knife. And there’s an insane prosthetic hand-mask which can’t be unseen. And, of course, it's helped along by an unsettling soundtrack which recalls that cursed video tape from The Ring. Depending on where you sit, it’s either the stuff of nightmares, or it's also good, clean fun. Certainly, Gomez does another fine job of burying her old squeaky-clean image.

Collins, whose work has been described as ethereal and dreamy, helmed Gomez' arthouse "Fetish" clip, which dropped last year just days after the singer's 26th birthday.

Check out the new A Love Story teaser and outtakes below. 

 

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