For those late to the fandom (welcome, the water’s fine), Taylor and Ed are longtime friends, with the former launching the latter to superstar status when she tapped him as the opener for the North American leg of her Red tour in 2013.
A year prior, Swift released a song with Ed called “Everything Has Changed,” accompanied by a music video starring two little kids who looked like, well, smaller versions of the singers. Those kids were Ava Ames and Jack Lewis.
Ten years later, it seems Ed is taking a page out of Swift’s Red (Taylor’s Version) handbook, which just so happened to feature a re-recording of the song that started it all.
Not only will Taylor be featured on his upcoming song “The Joker and the Queen” off his latest album, = (Equals), the video will feature a bit of stunt casting that will make fans everywhere swoon.
Yes, Ames and Lewis are back. Except they’re not so little anymore. Guess you could say everything has changed.
Guess you could say everything has changed, though some (extremely light) stalking reveals that the kiddos did, in fact, keep in touch over the years, having a little “reunion” back in 2018.
Needless to say, fans are obsessed with this sweet detail, along with the upcoming video as a whole. Will the storyline be a continuation of “Everything Has Changed”? Nostalgic or romantic? We love the Music Video Cinematic Universe, don’t we, folks?
The full music video for “The Joker and the Queen” (feat. Taylor Swift) goes live on 10 February. The fact that Valentine’s Day is coming up definitely doesn’t make me feel anything about any of this and I am totally not gonna cry, but thanks for checking!
This article was first published on Glamour.com