Seems, Taylor Swift might’ve made her big-screen debut earlier than she starred in 2010’s “Valentine’s Day.” In accordance with “Twilight: New Moon” director Chris Weitz, the pop star would’ve added the sequel to her performing résumé had he not handed on her agent’s request for her to seem within the movie.
“Taylor Swift and I had the identical agent on the time, and he mentioned, ‘Taylor wish to be on this film — not due to you, however as a result of she’s a Twihard. She shall be somebody on the cafeteria, or the diner or no matter. However she simply desires to be on this film,'” Weitz recalled throughout an episode of the “The Twilight Impact” podcast hosted by Melanie Howe and franchise alum Ashley Greene.
The director mentioned passing on Swift was the “hardest factor [he] needed to do” as a result of he felt her star standing would’ve been too distracting for individuals watching the movie. ” . . . The second that Taylor Swift walks onto the display, for about 5 minutes, no person goes to have the ability to course of something,” Weitz defined of his choice. “I kick myself for it, too, as a result of I used to be like, ‘Wow, I might’ve been hanging out with Taylor Swift’ . . . She will need to have been like, ‘Who is that this jerk?’ However typically you make choices considering that is for the perfect of the movie.”
Swift, after all, additionally famously dated Twilight alum Taylor Lautner in 2009.
The missed alternative did not appear to have an effect on Swift’s performing profession, as she’s set to star in “Amsterdam,” which hits theaters Nov. 4, subsequent to massive names like Margot Robbie, Christian Bale, John David Washington, Anya Taylor-Pleasure, Chris Rock, and Robert De Niro. The Grammy-winning singer beforehand appeared in movies like “Cats,” “The Lorax,” and “The Giver.” Swift can be on monitor to possibly nab her first Oscar nomination for “All Too Effectively: The Quick Movie,” which is eligible for the 2023 award ceremony.