Trailer Feature

First Look: Vanessa Hudgens leaves glamour behind in 'Gimme Shelter'

By AFP RelaxnewsMovies - 27 November 2013 12:00 AM | Updated 3:03 PM

First Look: Vanessa Hudgens leaves glamour behind in 'Gimme Shelter'

gimme shelter
'Vanessa Hudgens in the 'Gimme Shelter' poster

After 'Sucker Punch' and 'Spring Breakers', actress Vanessa Hudgens tackles her most emotionally complex role yet in this drama adapted from a true story.

'Gimme Shelter', stars Hudgens in the role of Apple Bailey, a 16-year-old girl who finds herself pregnant and living on the streets, until she finds new meaning in life at a shelter.

The film also stars Rosario Dawson in the role of Apple's mother, a prostitute with a drug addiction. Brendan Fraser plays Apple's wealthy father, who cut ties with his former partner long ago. James Earl Jones and Ann Down appear in supporting roles.

Directed by Ron Krauss, 'Gimme Shelter' will be released on 24 January in the US and Canada.