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Taylor Swift’s new project features half of Hollywood

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What does Jessica Alba have in common with Lena Dunham?

They both star in Taylor Swift’s new music video.

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The famous actresses join a massive cast of familiar faces in the pop star’s hotly anticipated clip for her hit song, ‘Bad Blood’.

Seemingly channelling dark action movie Sin City, Swift has assembled a comic book cast worthy of a Hollywood movie for the clip, which drops on May 17.

The 25-year-old is teasing a new cast member every day on Instagram up until the video’s release.

We’ve broken down the entire cast by their career background to give you a better understanding of what may be the most epic film clip of all time.

The TV stars

Mariska Hargitay from Law & Order: Special Victims Unit and Ellen Pompeo from Grey’s Anatomy both appear in the clip.

Hargitary plays a knuckleduster-wearing character called Justice, while Pompeo plays a character named Luna.

Law & Order: SVU and Grey’s Anatomy are Swift’s two favourite shows and she named her cats Olivia Benson and Meredith Gray after Hargitay and Pompeo’s respective characters.

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They join Girls writer and star Lena Dunham (one of Swift’s best friends) and Empire‘s Serayah.

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The models

Victoria’s Secret models Gigi Hadid, Karlie Kloss, Martha Hunt and Lily Aldridge all scored a starring role in the clip, either because of their obvious aesthetic benefits or their close personal friendships with Swift.

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The movie stars

Oscar nominee Hailee Steinfeld and original Sin City star Jessica Alba both lend their acting skills to the clip as The Trinity and Domino, respectively.

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The musicians

Forget friendly competition – Swift has even managed to recruit some of her music industry peers for the clip. Disney star-turned-popstar Zendaya plays Cut-Throat, rapper Kendrick Lamar plays Welvin Da Great, British singer Ellie Goulding plays Destructa X and Paramore front woman Hayley Williams is The Crimson Curse.

music-stars-bad-bloodSwift herself leads the charge as protagonist Catastrophe.

The singer shared a photo of herself in costume with the caption “Catastrophe Vs. Knockout”.

Knockout is played by her best friend, model Karlie Kloss.

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We predict a musical showdown of epic proportions.

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