Taylor Swift really wanted to be a member of New Moon. In Ashley Greene's The Twilight Effect podcast, Chris Weitz,

who directed the film for the Twilight franchise was able to reveal that the pop icon wanted to be a part of the film.

New Moonhit theaters in 2009, the exact the year Swift was romantically connected to one of the main characters of the franchise, Taylor Lautner.

Taylor Swift has been a massive"Twi-hard," Weitz said. "Taylor Swift and I had the same agent back then and

he told me that Taylor would love to be in this film not because of her, but because she's an extremely hard-core Twi-hard.

She'll be at the cafeteria or in the diner, or wherever however she would like to be in the movie.

Taylor Swift

Weitz rejected Swift's request explaining "The time the moment that Taylor Swift walks onto the screen for around five minutes, no one is going be in a position to process anything.

While he is adamant about the decision, Weitz confessed, "I kick myself for it too."

Taylor Swift Rejected In 'Twilight' Movie

I was thinking"Wow I could have been hanging in on the street with Taylor Swift or we maybe might have had a relationship.' 

I'm feeling as if I've lost the opportunity to be in the company of Taylor Swift," he stated. "... Sometimes you make choices with the thought that 'This is the best film.