Katie Holmes on Taylor Swift: "I Love That Girl"

Posted Tuesday February 18, 2014 7:18 PM GMT

With her upcoming crossover onto the big screen, Taylor Swift is already finding a lot of support, including co-star Katie Holmes.

Both involved in the upcoming film "The Giver," the "Dawson's Creek" star recently gushed about the country crooner in an interview with "Extra."

After having filmed together in South Africa this past fall, the 35-year-old actress notes, "She's awesome. I love that girl. I just think she's so smart. She's so young. She's really brilliant and she works very, very hard."

Joining the gals in the cast are Alexander Skarsgard, Meryl Streep, and Jeff Bridges. Based on the classic novel, "The Giver" is slated to hit theaters on August 15th.

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