The “Crazy Idea” That Led to Taylor Swift’s Role in “The Giver”

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By Andrea Dresdale

Courtesy The Weinstein CompanyMost people who aren’t professional actors have to audition for roles in big Hollywood films, but Taylor Swift isn’t most people. The producer of Taylor’s new movie The Giver says her team approached Taylor directly and offered her a role after one of the executives got a “crazy idea.”

Taylor plays the small yet important role of Rosemary in the movie, which opens on Friday. At the film’s New York City premiere Monday night, producer Nikki Silver told ABC News Radio, “Taylor Swift is a very interesting story; we had actually written the …read more