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Joni Mitchell will not allow Taylor Swift to play her

Joni Mitchell attends the 56th annual Grammy Awards Pre-Grammy Gala and Salute to Industry Icons honoring Lucian Grainge on Jan. 25, 2014, in Beverly Hills, California.

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Looks like we won't get to see Taylor Swift belt out "Big Yellow Taxi" after all.

Back in 2012, word got out that Swift may star in Sony's adaptation of "Girls Like Us," a book on singers Joni Mitchell, Carly Simon and Carole King. But Mitchell herself shot down those rumors Sunday.

"I squelched that! I said to the producer, 'All you've got is a girl with high cheekbones,'" she told The Sunday Times.

Mitchell also said of the book written by Sheila Weller, "It's just a lot of gossip, you don't have the great scenes. There's a lot of nonsense about me in books, assumptions, assumptions, assumptions."

"That's actually not confirmed," Swift said in October 2012 when asked if she would play Mitchell. "I wish I could say it's confirmed! But the thing about movies that I've learned is -- I've been reading scripts for five years, and you just don't know what ones are going to get greenlit and which ones aren't, so I can't talk about it unless it's the real thing."

Swift and her high cheekbones have graced the big screen before. The "1989" singer appeared in the 2010 rom-com "Valentines Day" and in "The Giver" earlier this year.