8th graders across America rejoice because a film adaptation of the English class classic “The Giver” is coming to a theater near you. How soon? It will begin shooting this October in Cape Town, South Africa.
The Hollywood Reporter just broke the news that Taylor Swift and Katie Holmes have signed on to join Jeff Bridges and Meryl Streep in director Phillip Noyce‘s feature adaptation of Lois Lowry‘s dystopian young adult classic.
Other cast members include Alexander Skarsgard (True Blood), Odeya Rush (The Odd Life of Timothy Green), and Cameron Monaghan (Shameless).
By David Morrs