Taylor Swift spoke about the creator of the Oscar-winning movie “Shape of Water” throughout 2022, revealing that she’d like to change locations with del Toro for a day.
“Imagine having that imagination, that visible vocabulary and that extraordinary physique of work,” Swift said. “To have such a numerous storytelling vary however someway put your special creative fingerprint on each film.”
The “Cats” actress most currently regarded in David O. Russell’s “Amsterdam,” whilst del Toro’s stop-motion reimagining of “Pinocchio” is now streaming on Netflix. Swift additionally made her directorial debut this 12 months with the Oscar-qualifying brief movie “All Too Well.”
Swift’s trendy album “Midnights” took notion from indicates like “Mad Men,” with actress-singer Zoë Kravitz co-writing two tracks. The “Red” crooner admitted in the past this yr that she botched her audition for Academy Award-winning 2012 musical adaptation “Les Misérables” contrary Eddie Redmayne.
“Basically I used to be up for two roles,” Swift said at some stage in “The Graham Norton Show.” “I had the seem of Cosette and the vary vocally of Éponine, so it used to be set up I was once there for a true time however no longer for a lengthy time. I wasn’t going to get the role.”
She added, “When I bought there they put me in full 19th-century avenue urchin costume and advised me they have been going to paint my tooth brown and I used to be like, ‘You are going to do that after I meet Eddie Redmayne right?’ They made me seem to be like demise and it grew to be a nightmare. When I met Eddie, I didn’t open my mouth to speak!”
Director Tom Hooper stated in 2019 that whilst Swift had “rather brilliantly auditioned” for the position of Éponine, he finally couldn’t solid the “Love Story” singer due to the fact there was once disbelief that Swift “was a woman humans would overlook.” Similarly, Swift used to be additionally became down for a function as an greater in “Twilight: New Moon.”
“It didn’t pretty experience proper for her for the most flattering reason,” Hooper advised Vulture at the time. “I didn’t solid her, however I received very shut to it.” Newcomer Samantha Barks was once solid in the position that Swift — alongside with “Funny Girl” Broadway megastar Lea Michele, Evan Rachel Wood, and Scarlett Johansson — had auditioned for.