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Taylor Swift to co-star with Meryl Streep in film 'The Giver'

  |   Sept. 27, 2013 at 11:07 AM
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LOS ANGELES, Sept. 27 (UPI) -- Singer Taylor Swift has joined the cast of "The Giver," a drama starring Meryl Streep, Jeff Bridges and Brenton Thwaites, the New York Post reported.

Alexander Skarsgard is to co-star in the film, which is expected to shoot in South Africa.

"[Producer] Harvey [Weinstein] introduced Taylor to Brenton in Toronto because they were both going to be in the film," a source told the Post, referring to the Toronto International Film festival, which both Swift and Thwaites attended.

Swift, 23, is a country music star whose previous acting credits include "The Lorax" and "Valentine's Day."

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