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Anne Hathaway: Taylor Swift is a force of nature

Published 03/09/2015

Anne Hathaway
Anne Hathaway

Anne Hathaway is trying to start a book club with Jessica Chastain and Emily Blunt, without much success.

The Bad Blood singer has become known for her harem of famous female friends and it seems like Oscar-winner Anne, 32, wouldn’t mind being part of her squad too.

“She just seems to be following her heart. I met her - I hope it's OK to say this - when she and Jake [Gyllenhaal] were together,” she told the British edition of Glamour. “She was 20 at the time, and we hung out one night. I was like, 'You are a magnificent creature.' She was on fire and I've watched her become this force of nature.”

Anne has starred alongside Jake, 34, twice in her career. First in 2005 classic Brokeback Mountain and again in 2010 romantic drama Love & Other Drugs. The actor dated Taylor, 25, briefly before suddenly calling time on their relationship in 2011. She is now happily dating DJ Calvin Harris while Jake is believed to be single.

Anne has a good relationship with her former co-star, but Jake isn’t the only colleague she stays in touch with. The actress is also good friends with her Devil Wears Prada co-star Emily Blunt, and she admitted to the outlet that she is trying to set up a hobby group with her and fellow A-lister Jessica Chastain.

“I'm trying right now to start a book club with Em and Jessica, because they're working on a movie together. I said, 'Let's all read this book!' But I'm not working and they are, so it's not going very well,” she laughed.

Anne's most recent movie was Interstellar, which also starred Jessica. While she still gets good roles, she admits she has missed out on parts because they’ve gone to younger actresses.

“I can't complain about it because I benefitted from it. When I was in my early twenties, parts would be written for women in their fifties and I would get them,” she said. “And now I'm in my early thirties and I'm like, 'Why did that 24-year-old get that part?' I was that 24-year-old once, I can't be upset about it, it's the way things are.”

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