Taylor Swift Snags Major Movie Role

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Taylor Swift has taken a major step forward in her acting career.

The singer has landed a role in the film The Giver, a big screen version of the popular young adult novel by Louis Lowry.

It's unclear at the moment just what role Swift will take on, but it's not unclear just how impressive a cast she's joining.

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Brenton Thwaites - yes, rumored love interest Brenton Thwaites! - will portray an individual selected for life service as the Receiver of Memories, while the title character will be played by Jeff Bridges.

Others on board include Katie Holmes, Alexander Skarsgard and Meryl Streep.

The Giver will start filming October 7 on South Africa and be released on August 15, 2014.

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