Taylor Swift was rubbing elbows with actor Robert Redford, pop icon Mary J. Blige and director Rory Kennedy at the Sundance Film Festival on Thursday. Previously, Swift had said how much she adored Ethel Kennedy, the subject of Rory Kennedy's new HBO documentary 'Ethel,' which is showing at Sundance.

Perhaps Redford was able to offer a few pointers, however. Swift is set to star in two movies in 2012, including 'The Lorax' with good "friend" Zac Efron and in 'Les Miserables,' a film based on the musical of the same name. Additionally, it's believed that she'll release new music in 2012.

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