For his latest film, "Little Monsters", Lupita Nyong & # 39; o personally wrote a letter to Taylor Swift, asking permission to use "Shake It Off", a picture postcard song that helped the thirty-five year old actress to go out. a groove a few years ago.
"I was having a hard time professionally, I was in a funk," said the Kenyan-Mexican star in an interview at the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah, where the film said, an Abe Forsythe horror film , preview.
"I was working abroad and my best friend came to cheer me up," he added. "He played" Shake It Off "on his phone, and we just had a dance party in my bedroom."
Because she "meant a lot" to her, Lupita, who plays a kindergarten teacher in the zombie-themed film, persuaded Abe to show her "Shake It Off" in a scene where she tries to pacify her students during a & # 39; invasion.
However, the acquisition of rights on the song proved to be boring. "When I heard that they were having a hard time, I wrote to myself Taylor Swift and asked her, and I told her that story," he said. "You said yes!" –ALLAN POLICARPIO
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