Taylor Swift has been cast in The Giver, the feature adaptation of Lois Lowry’s dystopian young adult novel that kicks off production October 7 in South Africa ahead of a planned August 15, 2014 release via The Weinstein Company. Walden Media is co-financing and co-producing the film, which stars Meryl StreepJeff BridgesBrenton Thwaites,  Alexander Skarsgård,  Katie Holmes,  Odeya Rush, and Cameron Monaghan.” – deadline

Yeah, because she was so awesome in ‘Valentines Day’, right?