Taylor Swift is set to make make her feature directorial debut for Searchlight Pictures, with an unnamed film for which she wrote the original script.
“Taylor is a once in a generation artist and storyteller,” said Searchlight presidents David Greenbaum and Matthew Greenfield in a statement announcing the project. “It is a genuine privilege to collaborate with her as she embarks on this exciting and new creative journey.”
Swift recently became the first artist to win three video of the year awards at the 2022 MTV Video Music Awards and only the second female to direct the winning best longform video (for All Too Well: The Short Film).
Although there are few details about the upcoming film, Swift mentioned names including Nora Ephron, Chloe Zhao and Greta Gerwig as her directorial influences during a recent talk at the Toronto International Film Festival.