At only 17 years old, Odeya Rush is poised for stardom: Her biggest movie yet, The Giver
, comes out next month, and the dystopian YA adaptation already has legions of fans.
, the Israel-born actress holds her own against Hollywood heavyweights Jeff Bridges
, Meryl Streep
, Alexander Skarsgard
and Katie Holmes
– plus up-and-coming heartthrob Brenton Thwaites.
PEOPLE hosted a live Twitter chat with Odeya on Wednesday night, touching on everything from the audition process to what Taylor Swift
did on set.
In case you missed it, relive Odeya's Q&A below, and catch her on screen when The Giver
hits theaters Aug. 15.