Taylor Swift as Supergirl?

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Posted by inferiorego (25478 posts) - - Show Bio

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According to Showbizspy, Taylor Swift is supposedly being lined up to play Supergirl. 

 The country music star — who recently celebrated her 20th birthday — is top of a list of young actresses in line to bring back the Girl of Steel for a new generation.    

Cryptic enough for ya? Although I found this news report at numerous sites throughout the intrawebs, the info all came up the same. "Studios have put Taylor Swift at the top of the list." You see it over and over again. There is a good point coming out of all of these weird gossip magazine-like websites. 

 “Hollywood is short of female heroes and the time is right for a new Supergirl,” dished one movie insider.    

Thanks for the dish movie insider! It's true though. There really haven't been any strong female roles in super-hero films, other than maybe Watchmen. Supergirl is an incredibly popular DC character and since we already have a few Superman films out there, and one forgettable Supergirl film, there won't be too much confusion to the mass audiences. So a Supergirl film is by no means a bad idea, but does Taylor Swift have what it takes to play the part? According to imdb, Taylor has only had a couple of roles acting wise: an episode of CSI, Saturday Night Live, and her first real roll next year in a film called Valentine's Day. We don't really have too much to base her acting ability on. Only time will tell I guess. 
 
What do you guys think? Is Taylor right for the part? Is a Supergirl film a good idea?
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#1 Posted by danhimself (21430 posts) - - Show Bio

she actually kind of looks like Turner's version of Supergirl 
 
Taylor Swift gives me funny feelings in my tummy

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#2 Posted by Black Republican (32 posts) - - Show Bio

I like Taylor, she mad pretty but a super girl movie -_-

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#3 Posted by Son_of_Magnus (15463 posts) - - Show Bio

I actually see it wow I just hope she can act

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#4 Posted by Emperor Gonzo Noir (19149 posts) - - Show Bio
@danhimself said:
"she actually kind of looks like Turner's version of Supergirl  Taylor Swift gives me funny feelings in my tummy "

agreed and likewise
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#5 Posted by Precise (21947 posts) - - Show Bio

Hm.. look wise i could see it, but acting wise... not sure about that.

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#6 Posted by danhimself (21430 posts) - - Show Bio

I saw the episode of CSI that she was in and she did really well on it

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#7 Posted by geraldthesloth (32689 posts) - - Show Bio

d'aww

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#8 Posted by Decept-O (8096 posts) - - Show Bio

I'd like to know where these websites get their info; oh, wait a tick, they make sh!t up, just like most of the Internet.   
 
Physically, she IS quite the match, esp. to Turner's rendition as other posters are stating, and I agree.  I've no idea if the young lady can act., as I don't watch SNL, nor will I.   I know she's popular as a singer with a lot of people, my young nieces included.   
 
Whether she's the right choice for the r-o-l-e,  (hint) I've no idea.
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#9 Posted by inferiorego (25478 posts) - - Show Bio
@Decept-O said:
" I'd like to know where these websites get their info; oh, wait a tick, they make sh!t up, just like most of the Internet.     "
Agreed. Every source that had this article was laughable on the credibility scale, but it does raise interesting questions about women in superhero films. 
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#10 Posted by Blue_Shield (863 posts) - - Show Bio

Yeah, why not?
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#11 Posted by PrinceIMC (5506 posts) - - Show Bio

I wouldn't mind seeing her in the Supergirl outfit but can she act? I'm not convinced. Yeah she was pretty funny on SNL but that's hardly the best resume to lead an action movie. Plus is this going to be like the original Supergirl movie with no Superman, no Clark Kent, no Lois Lane....where's the fun in that?

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#12 Posted by SUPER-MAN 23 (2667 posts) - - Show Bio
@danhimself:  
Taylor Swift does not seem that much of a Super-girl, But she does look like Turners version of SG
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#13 Posted by darknight100 (56 posts) - - Show Bio

can she even act is the real question
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#14 Posted by Namor1987 (2096 posts) - - Show Bio

Someone give this woman a sandwich she has nobody come hollywood
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#15 Posted by Media_Master (2189 posts) - - Show Bio

She may look like Supergirl, but can she act? Probably not since she's a singer.

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#16 Posted by Mbecks14 (2114 posts) - - Show Bio

She's pretty enough, yes. 
 
but Laura Vandervoort is the perfect supergirl.

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#17 Posted by RedK (2541 posts) - - Show Bio

She does look alot like her but haven't see her in any thing

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#18 Posted by They Killed Cap! (2268 posts) - - Show Bio

I don't know that I care enough about super girl she seems to fit the part but IDK.
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#19 Posted by SuperXAsh (572 posts) - - Show Bio

She looks the part, but I don't know if she can act. *hasn't seen her past performances* 
 
Just get someone who understands and respects the goddamn mythos, have it be connected to Superman and you'll probably have a pretty sweet movie. Give it to someone who'll turn into another CatWoman and you'll get a big cinematic turd.
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#20 Posted by Agent Buttons (12460 posts) - - Show Bio
yes please.
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#21 Posted by DMC (2006 posts) - - Show Bio

why not ^_^
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#22 Posted by dondasch (932 posts) - - Show Bio

Taylor Swift as Supergirl is an Epic fail waiting to happen.  No acting ability at all and a horrible idea.

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#23 Posted by vance_astro (89935 posts) - - Show Bio

Taylor could be a good Kara visually.But...can she act?

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#24 Posted by Archetype (726 posts) - - Show Bio

I'd hi-hrgm hhum I'd watch such a thing but I have the same worries everyone else seems to.I know Supergirl isn't the toughest role to play she's just a teenage girl with superpowers but having someone who is already so famous for being herself play Supergirl might hurt the film in the end because I don't wan't Supergirl to be Taylor Swift playing Taylor Swift with super powers.

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#25 Posted by Andferne (38280 posts) - - Show Bio

Like most have said she definitely looks the part, no question. Can she act? who knows, but the only way to find out is to give it a chance. So I say go for it. Financially it is a sound idea. Not only are you going to draw in the comic crowd because of Supergirl, but her being a popular singer, her fans will pour in to see her as well. Not to mention all the fanboys who just think she is attractive.

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#26 Posted by Yung ANcient One (5250 posts) - - Show Bio

i say NO... its goin to be TAylor Swift with Super Powers... T-Swifts Fanboys will say that She IS SUPERGIRL... but WHatever... IMO... It should always and or usually go to Up and Coming Actors... not people already Famous with a few exceptions like Bats... Iron Man... and etc

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#27 Posted by DEGRAAF (8399 posts) - - Show Bio

i think she has the look but i would want to see her acting ability first and if i had the final decision i would go with someone else. There has got to be a 5' early 20's year old Blonde haired blue eyed woman out there that can and wants to act the part. (plus the fact that she doesnt really have to be blue eyed or blonde haired thanks to colored contact and hair coloring
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#28 Posted by CTCFirebird (8 posts) - - Show Bio

I don't see it. Couldn't they get the girl that is playing Supergirl in Smallville. I see her mostly!
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#29 Posted by PrinceIMC (5506 posts) - - Show Bio

I like Laura who played Kara on Smallville (started watching her on Instant Star) but lets face it Taylor Swift is a bigger name. Plus if they cast Laura as Kara people would think its a Smallville movie....which isn't a bad idea.

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#30 Posted by Jamiracles (354 posts) - - Show Bio

Havent really heard her music but no one can be down home American Kara than a teen Country star. Sounds like a great idea actually.

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#31 Edited by NightFang3 (11960 posts) - - Show Bio

So will Supergirl be in a Superman movie or a spin-off?

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#32 Posted by FoxxFireArt (3641 posts) - - Show Bio

She's playing Supergirl in what though? Are they making a Supergirl movie or is she playing a supporting character in some other film? Here's hoping it's better then the last time they tried a Supergirl movie.

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#33 Posted by E.I.S.A.M. (365 posts) - - Show Bio
CAST ACTORS. NOT MUSICIANS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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#34 Posted by haydenclaireheroes (11052 posts) - - Show Bio

I think that would be a good idea but should n't they just get Laura Vandervoort who is already familiar with th role becuase she played Kara- El, supergirl , already on smallville.
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#35 Posted by Druid (112 posts) - - Show Bio

Unfortunately I saw her on saturday night live and she can't act worth damn. Next please.
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#36 Posted by goldenkey (3033 posts) - - Show Bio

is me or does she look baked most of the time.  Not in this picture but she sure does squint a lot, but yeah sure, why not
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#37 Posted by BiteMe-Fanboy (8917 posts) - - Show Bio

man do i have to make this comment every week?..... 
 
ok sure.
 
dc stop. you will fail at the rate you're going with your movies. beyonce as WW?....and now Taylor swift as Supergirl?..........no. no. no.

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#38 Posted by The Wretch (103 posts) - - Show Bio

She looks the part. 
 
Having a daughter (my pic) I have become aware of this glaring problem of the lack of good role models for girls.  She liked my Superman stuff so I showed her Supergirl.  She LOVES Supergirl (even did the Halloween thing as her).  I would definitely see a new movie.  I bought her the Helen Slater movie and she ran it in her DVD player non-stop for weeks.  I still remember the look on her face (awe struck, happily mesmerized) the first time she saw Supergirl pop up out of the water and fly around. 
 
I'm sure I'm not alone in saying that a Supergirl movie, done right, would be a great father/daughter event.

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#39 Posted by Dark Cell (454 posts) - - Show Bio

 
 she actually kinda fits. and yeah they need more female heroes in cinema  so im for it if it where true.     

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#40 Posted by Marius138 (94 posts) - - Show Bio

Oh God stop, it hurts making me laugh this hard...
 
No seriously, stop.

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#41 Posted by InnerVenom123 (29887 posts) - - Show Bio

 
 
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#42 Posted by Bruce Vain (1833 posts) - - Show Bio

blah 
 
jist use laura vanderoot from smallville
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#43 Posted by CellphoneGirl (19101 posts) - - Show Bio

OMG this would be epic XD

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#44 Posted by iLLituracy (13545 posts) - - Show Bio
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#45 Posted by dementedtheclown (911 posts) - - Show Bio
@InnerVenom123 said:
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#46 Posted by chowy (68 posts) - - Show Bio

at least she's got the looks, like the Micheal Turner SG

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#47 Posted by reaper2923 (2863 posts) - - Show Bio

It could work if Kayne West isn't near the movie

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#48 Edited by RedGhostman (107 posts) - - Show Bio
@reaper2923 said:

" It could work if Kayne West isn't near the movie "

Or cast him as Black Manta.  "Yo. I'm really happy for you, and imma let you finish. But Aquaman had one of the best movies of all time."
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#49 Posted by Rocketeer (16 posts) - - Show Bio

I like Swift, but I don't know - maybe. Just as long as "Supergirl" doesn't have a musical number in the middle of the movie...

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#50 Posted by punisher1313 (46 posts) - - Show Bio

Personally i allways thought Turners Supergil always resimbled Ashley Olsen...........  
Not saying shes my pick though.............

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