The singer was thrilled to be cast in the upcoming blockbuster, based on Haim Saban's long-running TV series, but she hated the idea of filming miles away from her loved ones.

"The biggest challenge was to be far from my family, especially because of the fact I'm Latina, so we are very close," the teenager told Seventeen Mexico.

At one point her dad was so concerned about his daughter he flew to Canada to surprise her on set.

"I couldn't stop crying," she said.