Dern Applauds Swift's Directing Skills: 'The Real Deal'

Renowned actress Laura Dern discusses Taylor Swift's diverse talents

by Zain ul Abedin
Dern Applauds Swift's Directing Skills: 'The Real Deal'
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In a recent episode of TheWrap's UnWrapped podcast, actress Laura Dern delved into the multifaceted talents of pop sensation Taylor Swift, sparking speculation about Swift's potential career evolution beyond music. Dern, who collaborated with Swift on the "Bejeweled" music video, shared her insights, highlighting Swift's prowess not only as a musician but also as a filmmaker.

Dern, 57, who portrayed Swift's evil stepmother in the "Bejeweled" video, praised Swift, 34, as a "real deal filmmaker" based on her firsthand experience working with her. Expressing excitement about Swift's future endeavors, Dern expressed willingness to collaborate with Swift on future projects, emphasizing her admiration and support for the versatile artist.

During her appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live in January 2023, Dern reiterated her admiration for Swift's directorial skills, describing the experience as "incredible" and praising Swift's preparation and improvisational abilities.

Swift's Filmmaking Journey

Swift's interest in filmmaking has been evident, with the announcement in December 2022 of her directorial debut in a Searchlight Pictures production. While details about the project remain undisclosed, Dern assured fans that Swift's passion and dedication to her craft are unwavering, emphasizing Swift's deep commitment to her artistry and activism.

The collaboration between Swift and Dern not only showcased Swift's directorial talents but also underscored her ability to excel in diverse creative pursuits. With Dern expressing eagerness to support Swift's artistic journey, fans are left anticipating Swift's next venture beyond the realm of music.

As Swift continues to explore new creative horizons, her fans remain steadfast in their admiration for her multifaceted talents and unwavering dedication to her craft. With accolades pouring in from collaborators and peers alike, Swift's potential for a thriving career beyond music appears increasingly promising.

Stay tuned for updates on Taylor Swift's burgeoning career as she continues to captivate audiences with her boundless creativity and unwavering passion for storytelling.

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