Selena Gomez played the part of pregnant woman Lisa in james franco's new movie titled "In Dubious Battle." The movie is about apple laborers and the labor strike in California during the 1930's. Other co-stars have claimed that Selena gave a stellar performance and that her screams during her scene in which she gave birth to the baby could be heard off the set.

The singer played a pregnant woman in James Franco's new movie

According to the Daily Mail, Selena Gomez plays the role of a pregnant woman in James Franco's new movie "In Dubious Battle." The singer had to act out the agony of a natural pregnancy as her character gave birth at her own home.

The actor is seen surrounded by other cast members as she gives birth in the movie.

The film is based on the John Steinbeck novel of the same name, which caught the eye of James Franco. Actor Nat Wolff plays Selena’s love interest in the movie and is the supposed father of the baby. Selena plays the young mother Lisa who works on the labor farm. The scene was an extremely intense one for the actor to play out as a Labor Party Leader aids her character.

Stills of Selena Gomez's scene of the movie have been published online, and fans have praised the actor on her skills. The actor has a pained expression on her face and is gritting her teeth as she acts giving birth. Her face and hair are coated in sweat while her co-stars that surround her looking quite worried for Lisa's well-being.

Josh Hutcherson also starred in the movie "In Dubious Battle" and spoke highly of Selena Gomez's acting on set.

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Hutcherson stated that he was not on the set or in the scene when Selena's character gave birth but praised the actor for really going for it. He stated that he was in his trailer and could hear the screaming from the set as Selena Gomez acted out the pains of giving birth.

The movie centers on labor workers during the 1930's

According to Cosmopolitan, "In Dubious Battle" is based on the novel of the same name and follows the story of labor workers in California in the 1930's. James Franco has recently opened up about his latest venture and stated that he read the novel and was inspired by the story that it told.

James Franco also praised the story of the underdog as the labor workers strike against the treatment that they are receiving. James Franco stated that he thought that it was an important story to tell.

It has been confirmed that "In Dubious Battle" will be available on DVD on 28 August, and fans are looking forward to purchasing James Franco's new movie.