Olivia Rodrigo Wants to Star in a Coming-of-Age Movie and Duet With Noah Kahan: ‘He’s So Great and Very Inspiring’

Olivia Rodrigo Wants to Star in a Coming-of-Age Movie and Duet With Noah Kahan: ‘He’s So Great and Very Inspiring’

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Olivia Rodrigo hasn’t completely abandoned her acting career for music.

The “Vampire” singer tells me she’d love to star in a film. “I love movies, I love telling stories,” Rodrigo said at the Academy’s Governors Awards on Tuesday night in Hollywood. “I really want to do a coming-of-age thing maybe before I’m actually of age. Maybe I am of age already.”

Rodrigo turns 21 on Feb. 20.

“I just love telling stories, whether that be in a song or movie, that’s really something that really excites me,” she said.

Rodrigo’s acting credits includes TV’s “High School Musical: The Musical: The Series,” “Bizaardvark” and an episode of “New Girl.”

She attended the Governors Awards in support of “Can’t Catch Me Now,” her single from “The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds & Snakes” soundtrack. The song has been shortlisted for the Oscars.

Rodrigo also revealed that she’d love to duet with best new artist Grammy nominee Noah Kahan. “I think he’s so great and he’s very inspiring,” she said before crossing her fingers and saying, “One of these days.”

The Governors Awards’ guest list of other Oscar hopefuls included Emma Stone, Lenny Kravitz, Margot Robbie, Greta Gerwig, America Ferrera, Jeffrey Wright, Danielle Brooks, Chord Jefferson, Leslie Uggams, Greta Lee, Ariana Debose, Zac Efron, Florence Pugh, Diane Warren, Shaine Woodley, Rita Wilson, Rosamund Pike, Eugenio Derbez, Ava DuVernay, Dominic Sessa, David Oyelowo,  Mark Ruffalo, Glenn Close, Celine Song, Charles Melton, Julianna Moore and Barry Keoghan.

Honorary Oscars were presented to Angela Bassett, Mel Brooks and editor Carol Littleton. Michelle Satter received the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award.

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