Twilight followers how do you’re feeling in regards to the sight of Taylor Swift having lunch on the desk behind Bella Swan? Are you able to think about this star-studded addition to the solid? The American singer-songwriter might have been a part of the highly regarded on the time vampire sequence had the director not turned her down as a result of she was too widespread.
Throughout an interview on the podcast The Twilight Impact with Ashley Greene and Melanie Howe, director Chris Weitz recalled being instructed on the time by Swift’s agent that the musician wished to be within the 2009 movie, given how a lot of a “Twi-hard” (Twilight fan) she was.
“Taylor Swift was a huge Twi-hard, and Taylor Swift and I had the same agent at the time. He said, ‘Taylor would like to be in this movie, not because of you, but she’s a Twi-hard,’” Weitz recalled. In line with him, the agent was positive with the position being a minimal one like “someone at the cafeteria or the diner” as a result of she simply wished to be within the movie.
Nevertheless, Weitz declined the request as a result of he felt the ‘All Too Well’ singer was too huge a star and can be a distraction from the plot of the movie. To maintain the followers’ give attention to Twilight was a precedence for him, although he might remorse his choice now.
“The hardest thing for me was to be like, the moment that Taylor Swift walks onto the screen, for about five minutes, nobody is going to be able to process anything,” Weitz mentioned. “I kick myself for it too, because I was like, ‘Wow, I could’ve been hanging out with Taylor Swift. We could have been friends.’”
Serious about her response, he added, “She must have been like, ‘Who is this jerk?’ But sometimes you make decisions thinking this is for the best of the film.”
The ‘Shake It Off’ singer might have missed out on a cameo in New Moon, however she has since made performing appearances on the small and large display screen, together with in New Woman, The Giver, The Lorax, Valentine’s Day and Cats. Swift is subsequent set to look in David O. Russell’s Amsterdam, starring Christian Bale, Margot Robbie and John David Washington.