updated 07/30/2014 AT 6:00 PM ET
•originally published 07/30/2014 AT 7:30 PM ET
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.
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.