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Emma Roberts Exits 'Spring Breakers' - Exclusive

Emma Roberts Exits 'Spring Breakers' - Exclusive

Emma Roberts has pulled out of the upcoming Harmony Korine project, Spring Breakers, sources exclusively tell

“There were creative differences that couldn’t be resolved,” our sources confirm.

James Franco is still set to star in the movie alongside Harmony‘s wife Rachel Korine, Selena Gomez and Vanessa Hudgens.

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Spring Breakers follows four college girls who rob a restaurant in order to pay for a trip to the beach. Selena would play a conservative girl while James would be a rapping drug dealer who ends up bailing the group out of jail and persuades them to help him kill his arch-rival. Emma‘s replacement is set to play a thrill-seeking Southern brunette.

WHO DO YOU THINK should replace Emma Roberts in Spring Breakers?

Pictured inside is James arriving at LAX airport on Thursday (January 12).

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50 Responses to “Emma Roberts Exits 'Spring Breakers' - Exclusive”

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  1. 26
    blah Says:

    @hahaaaa im leaning more towards vanessa. she blows. what a **** cast

  2. 27
    thetis Says:


    Meryl Streep has creative differences, Angelina Jolie, George Clooney, Ben Kinglsey etc.

    Emma Roberts? Based on what stellar career on what impressive resume. NONE it’s laughable

  3. 28
    thetis Says:

    @[~Fug Face Man!ston~]:

    Oh you mean along with Sir Michael Caine, Brendan Fraser, John Cusack and Nicholas Cage with whom V has also done movies? All you are doing is showing you’re stupidity.

    And just for the record Emma is NOT REGARDED as a major talent in Hollywood

  4. 29
    gracemarie Says:

    STOP believing the hype.

    Emma Roberts auditioned for the role and read the script and knew exactly what her character was going to be doing.

    This is the “STANDARD ” line when any actor/actress leaves a role you almost never know the real reason.

    The lack of knowledge about this industry here is staggering

  5. 30
    yeah Says:

    @gracemarie: That’s what I said in my comment. I mean she auditioned, she knew about what was required, she accepted it and now she justs gives it up? Well, to be honest it’s her loss.

  6. 31
    Charlie Says:

    @thetis: I agree with you that Emma being a major actress, but Vanessa isn’t either. I mean Emma played along some big names too, but that doesn’t make her a big star. Vanessa is pretty much on the same level as Emma with regards to acting skills. Sucker Punch and Beastly were both horrendous. And Emma was in Twelve, which was just ridiculous. So I don’t think there’s much difference between the two honestly.

  7. 32
    Charlie Says:

    @yeah: I agree with you, she knew what she was getting into. She should have taken the chance, even for the simple opportunity to work alongside an academy award nominee, James Franco. It seems like a fun movie, so she’s definitely missing out.

  8. 33
    Charlie Says:

    @Charlie: *isn’t a major actress. Sorry, grammatical error. Was typing really fast.

  9. 34
    Jenny Says:

    Omg! Emma’s not that great of an actress to begin with so please calm down, yeah she’s really really pretty and has a great sense of style but come on now I have not seen one movie of hers where it was enough to say “she’s sooo great”. I think her best performance was in the movie Blow. If its true she pulled out of the film because of some scenes! Get real this is Hollywood if you won’t do it someone else will. I honestly don’t think it was because of the semi-nude scenes because Selena Gomez is in the film too and she’s not down for that it’s more of a comedy if anything . I don’t know what creative differences they had but come on her career isn’t that huge and she should take advantage of the opportunities given to her. Jus sayin!

  10. 35
    Jenny Says:

    @Charlie: I agree but Vanessa is not the one with “creative differences” and backing out of the film.

  11. 36
    Kayla Says:

    Emma Roberts has done many more roles then Selena Gomez and Vanessa Hudgens. I would suggest you imdb her to see my point.

    Her pulling out of this movie is not a good sign.

    From what I have read of this movie, it does not seem to be suitable for Hudgen’s and Gomez’s fanbases.

    Which will mean no-one will see it unless they get someone who can reach the intended demographic, at the moment both Hudgens & Gomez have the Disney star stigma still attached to them,as they have done little to shake it, (this may change for Hudgens with her movies she has out later this year-Gimme Shelter & Frozen Ground- but as of now most people still see her as the disney star.

    I will watch this with interest to see who they cast.

  12. 37
    mkhay Says:

    ohh franco. please save yourself the embarassment.

  13. 38
    yeh Says:

    woww.. Emma doesn’t deserve all the hate she’s getting.. I think she’s really talented.

  14. 39
    Marsha Says:

    The reason Emma backed out was because she fould out that Hudgens was going to be in it and she did not want to be in a flop. If Gomez is smart she should get out while the gettings good.

  15. 40
    jr Says:

    Creative thing=money thing I bet you that’s what it is. She knew what the deal was when she signed up so why pull out now. My guess she was trying to get more money. Oh well one persons loss is another opportunity lets see who steps up.

  16. 41
    Charlie Says:

    @Jenny: Yes, you’re right. I was just comparing the two, saying basically, they both have a lot to learn, still.

  17. 42
    Carla Says:

    WHY JAMES? Why.

  18. 43
    lina Says:

    i think ashley tisdale should replace emma

  19. 44
    Creed Says:

    lol CREATIVE differences… Emma doesnt have a creative bone in her body they probably meant she was being a snobby twit or lame enough to drop out for her bf.

  20. 45
    thetis Says:



  21. 46
    merlin's mum Says:

    @sop: Didn’t see no clothes coming off in New Years Eve. Doubt there will be in The Lorax and in The Paperboy it was already in the story.

  22. 47
    yeah Says:

    @Charlie- Even as a Vanessa fan, I can still say that yeah Vanessa is not at the stage where she could be considered a major A-list but she’s working her way up and that’s the only way to get there. Of course she still has things to improve. She’s young and she’s going to have opportunities in which to improve her techniques and so on. But I wouldn’t say her and Emma are similar in acting. If anything I would say Vanessa is just that bit better than Emma– and that Emma was probably the weakest out of this trio.

    @Kayla- As I recall, Emma started out in Nickelodeon and I cannot name anything worth watching that she has ever done(my little sister however says she was ‘great’ in wild child). And yes, Selena may not have done much outside Disney but she is, however, a good actress. Vanessa has done other movies, and she has almost-if not already- broken out of the whole disney demographic.

    @jr- I think you’re probably right.

    @merlin’s mum- (your first comment) taking a dig at someone’s private decision that (unfortunately) became public. Mature.

  23. 48
    JoJo Says:

    oh no…..
    I love Emma so much And I don`t hate selena but I hate Vanessa so much she should be the one leaving
    that is so unfair

  24. 49
    cellabrazilian Says:

    would be really cool to have Emma in the film, but since she does not want … and it would be really wonderful to have 3 super known actresses in this movie

  25. 50
    Sharon Says:

    The reason she pulled out has more to do with Rachel Korine than anything else.

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