Swift Hits Silver Screen In ‘The Giver’

By: Laura Hostelley

The-GiverTaylor Swift will make her third appearance on the silver screen when the adaptation of Lois Lowry’s science-fiction novel, The Giver hits theaters next month, August 15.

Swift portrays “Rosemary,” the daughter of the Giver, who documents the memories of the utopian society. To save you from a spoiler, we’ll just say she eventually inherits his gift.

Also sharing the screen with Swift are superstars Meryl Streep, Jeff Bridges and Katie Holmes.

Swift Tweeted about the film July 11: “Just saw a screening of The Giver. Honestly, I can’t believe I got to be a part of something so poignant and beautiful. My head is spinning.”

Production of The Giver began in October of 2013 in Cape Town and Johannesburg, South Africa, just after the U.S. leg of her Red Tour wrapped. The film will premiere at the Ziegfeld Theatre in New York on August 11, before it opens to theatres nationwide.

An official trailer for the movie is available here.

Swift has also appeared in Valentine’s Day and voiced a character in The Lorax.


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