Selena Gomez and her 'Spring Breakers' co-stars Vanessa Hudgens and Ashley Benson hit the beach in Sarasota, Fla. yesterday, March 5. These ladies weren't soaking up the rays in their bikinis, however. Gomez and her fellow leading ladies were actually shooting scenes for their upcoming Harmony Korine-directed drama.

In the flick, Gomez, Hudgens and Benson portray friends who rob a restaurant in order to pay for their spring break vacation. When the bad girls get arrested, they find themselves being bailed out by a drug and arms dealer, played by James Franco. However, their freedom comes with a price, as Gomez and her gang of female felons are forced to do Franco's dirty work.

In this picture from the set of 'Spring Breakers,' which is set to hit theaters some time in 2013, Gomez, Hudgens and Benson look like they just took a ride on the hot mess express. All three girls look very pale with little too no makeup on their faces, as they stroll along while wrapped in sweatshirts, blankets and sweaters with messy hairdos. The usually brunette Hudgens has even bleached her hair for the role.

Gomez looks the most put together out of the bunch, but Bieber's girlfriend definitely looks exhausted and slightly hung over -- even though we know she's not a partier in real life, Gomez plays a good girl gone bad in the flick. She recently revealed that her character is "the little more tamed down character, but also still gets a little crazy here and there."

Director Harmony Korine is known for his incredibly controversial work in coming-of-age films such as 'Kids' and 'Gummo,' so it will be especially interesting to see the sugary sweet Selena acting in this role. Are you excited to see Gomez branch out of her comfort zone and portray a wild, reckless party girl?

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