"I love the Disney Channel, and I always want to keep that relationship because they gave me my start," she told Us Weekly. "But I'd love to someday make a transition and do roles that are really challenging for me. I'd like to do comedy, romance, anything."
The 16-year-old cited
But for now, Gomez is perfectly happy starring on "Wizards of Waverly Place" and working on her yet-untitled debut album. "Hopefully I'll finish up in April and debut my album in July," she said. "I'm really excited that people will see a whole other side of me."
Gomez plans to tour in support of the album, and she already knows who she'd like to take on the road with her: her BFF,