TODAY   |  March 16, 2013

Disney stars take on adult roles in ‘Spring Breakers’

The new movie "Spring Breakers" stars former Disney stars Selena Gomez and Vanessa Hudgens and features college students breaking the law while on vacation. Some parents are unhappy about the violent and graphic content. NBC’s Diana Alvear reports.

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>>> two former disney stars are shedding their wholesome images for something more grown up. selena gomez and vanessa huj inz star in spring breakers and the film may be too racy for younger fans.

>> have a school done this way.

>> i have to do shopping. i like to look good doing my homework.

>> to this, yes, that he is selena gomez and vanessa huggins , all grown up and as you have never seen them in spring breakers. they play college students who commit a robbery to fund the spring break party many florida sgr sex, drug and violence.

>> not the stuff disney flots are made of which is what worries wholesome parents.

>> selena gomez and vanessa hug huggins are associated about the whoes wholesome in the world.

>> he grew up watching her in high school musical and was not impressed with the latest performance.

>> makes me question if any another would want to watch her in a preliminary again.

>> they rose to fame awizards of waverly place , a series is he returned to when spring breakers appeared. when a wore droeb of nothing but by keen ease, it is a major departure.

>> the actresses themselves say their days as tweenl princesses are long gone. gomez is 20 and huggins is 24.

>> i think i am just growing. i did musical six years ago so it has been a long time coming.

>> it was definitely fun to just let loose and feel completely liberated by a film.

>> justin bieber's ex, the gamble seems to be paying off.

>> she gets a lot more call from directors she never heard of before.

>> much of the fan base may not be allowed to see their idols new movie. looking ahead to the future, the child star past clearly behind them. for today, .