Joey King and Selena Gomez are as close as sisters. - James Devaney/WireImage.comSelena Gomez -- who turns 18 on July 22 -- and her on-screen sister Joey King, 11, walked the red carpet together at the premiere of their new movie, "Ramona and Beezus," held at Madison Square Park in NYC Tuesday.
Although I'm probably a little bit older (OK, a lot older) than the audience this film was intended for, I have to admit I kind of want to see it.
As a kid, I loved Beverly Cleary's novels about the rambunctious Ramona Quimby, who had a knack for bothering her big sis Beatrice, affectionately known as Beezus. Young Joey King seems to have been perfectly cast in the role of Ramona. She's exactly as I had always envisioned the character in my mind!
Although it's kind of surprising that the books (which have been around for over 50 years) haven't been made into a movie until now, the "Wizards of Waverly Place" star revealed on "The View" Wednesday that the now 94-year-old Cleary was resistant to having her classic series brought to life on the big screen. Fortunately, GomezRead More »from Selena Gomez Plays Big Sister