According to Variety, the country star is "circling" the role of the iconic singer-songwriter in the adaptation of "Girls Like Us."
The Sheila Weller book traces the lives of musicians Mitchell, Carly Simon and Carole King. Alison Pill ("Midnight in Paris") is among the actress who've auditioned for the role of King.
Swift, no songwriting slouch herself, has had a handful of film and television roles in recent years, including "Valentine's Day" and "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation." But her latest Hollywood contribution is a musical one, the "Hunger Games" soundtrack single "Safe & Sound."