Rumor control: Taylor Swift to play Supergirl??

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Dec 14, 2012, 4:09 PM EST

Here's another reason you should never believe anything you read on the Internet: The HollyScoop Web site is reporting that singer Taylor Swift, previously best known for being punked at the VMAs, is up for the lead role in a movie called Supergirl: The Love Story.

Hollywood producers are reportedly very interested in Taylor playing the Girl of Steel for the remake of the 1984 movie, which was actually a big flop at the box office.

Supergirl—alias Kara Zor-El—first appeared in comic books in 1959. Helen Slater played the role in the movie—a spin-off of the popular Superman film series, which starred Christopher Reeves.

Reasons to question this story:

♦It's Christopher Reeve, not Reeves.

♦There is no movie in the works called Supergirl: The Love Story, at least not as far as we or anyone else knows.

♦The story is based entirely on anonymous sources, who are probably bartenders in West Hollywood.

Do you believe this? And what do you think of Swift putting on that blue-and-red miniskirt?

(Thanks of Latino Review for the heads-up.)

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