Gimme Shelter premiere

The premiere for Vanessa Hudgens’ upcoming movie Gimme Shelter was held in LA last night.

The actress stars as Apple, a pregnant teen who runs away from her drug addict mother (Rosario Dawson), is rejected by her father (Brendan Fraser) and finds herself on the streets.

Vanessa is a far cry from her regular style in the movie, following a dramatic haircut and weight gain for the role. Judging from the stunning photos of her at the premiere last night it didn’t take her long to regain her post-Gimme Shelter look.

The director and writer of the movie is Ronald Krauss, who actually spent time in a shelter for pregnant teens in preparation for the movie.

Watch the trailer above to witness Vanessa’s dramatic transformation into troubled teen Apple.

She’s a long way from her High School Musical days.

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