Dead Poets Society stars reunite for Taylor Swift music video

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Dead Poets Society duo Ethan Hawke and Josh Charles have reunited in a new Taylor Swift music video.

Accompanying the track 'Fortnight', which comes from the singer-songwriter's latest studio album The Tortured Poets Department, the monochromatic video sees Swift and featured artist Post Malone together in an office, a chaotic motorway and later a lab.

Hawke and Charles, who played Todd Anderson and Knox Overstreet in the 1989 coming-of-age drama opposite Robin Williams, also make special cameos as scientists.

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Posting some behind-the-scenes snaps onto Instagram yesterday (April 19), Grammy Award winner Swift – she's won 14, to be exact – paid tribute to those who helped bring 'Fortnight' to life on screen.

"When I was writing the Fortnight music video, I wanted to show you the worlds I saw in my head that served as the backdrop for making this music," she captioned the images.

"Pretty much everything in it is a metaphor or a reference to one corner of the album or another. For me, this video turned out to be the perfect visual representation of this record and the stories I tell in it.

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"@postmalone blew me away on set as our tortured tragic hero and I'm so grateful to him for everything he put into this collaboration," continued Swift.

"I'm still laughing from getting to work with the coolest guys on earth, @ethanhawke and @mrjoshcharles (tortured poets, meet your colleagues from down the hall, the dead poets). Thank you to everyone involved and everyone who has watched it!!"

In other news, Oscar-winning filmmaker Christopher Nolan commended the popstar for the unique release of her Eras Tour concert movie back in October.

"Taylor Swift is about to show the studios, because her concert film is not being distributed by the studios, it's being distributed by a theatre owner, AMC, and it's going to make an enormous amount of money," was his reaction.

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