Taylor Swift finally drops star-studded 'Bad Blood' video

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Zendaya Gushes Over Taylor Swift's 'Bad Blood' Video: 'She's Just a Genius'

Taylor Swift has outdone herself!

Between nearly a month of hype and a parade of nearly 20 bad-ass besties, Swift finally unveiled the "Bad Blood" music video on Sunday and it's, in a word: Epic.

WATCH: A Who's Who of 'Bad Blood'

The high-octane, Joseph Kahn-directed clip kicks off with Ms. Swift and real-life BFF Selena Gomez taking on a bevy of bad guys, before Gomez (AKA Arsyn) goes all traitorous on our heroine.

Enter: Swift's army of avengers, including knife-throwing Zendaya as "Cut-Throat," Lena Dunham as the cigar-chomping "Lucky Fiori," Hailee Steinfeld as "The Trinity," and Karlie Kloss as "Knockout," you know -- to name just a few. Providing the video's lone Y chromosome, Kendrick Lamar appears to throw a few new verses on the remixed track.

From crushing cars, to mega flames, to big-budget weapons (hello, Ellie Goulding with a bazooka!!!) "Bad Blood" feels like it would be more at home in a multi-plex than a computer screen. In fact, we can't help but see visions of Bad Blood: The Blockbuster in our future.

So, now we just have one question: who is going to cast Swift in their next big-budget action movie?

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Cut-Throat herself, aka Zendaya, opened up to ET's Cameron Mathison on the red carpet about her pal Taylor.

"She's just a genius," the 18-year-old said of Swift. "She's so smart. People are going to be blown and are going to be obsessed with [the video]. I don't know how they're going to think about anything else!"

Truer words have never been spoken.

For a refresher on the video's star-studded casting, read ET's complete "Who's Who" guide to "Bad Blood" here.

See the best and worst dressed stars at the Billboard Music Awards:

2015 BBMA's Best & Worst Dressed
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Taylor Swift finally drops star-studded 'Bad Blood' video

BEST: Whoa! "Empire's" queen bee Taraji P. Henson turned heads in barely-there dress, which featured a plunging neckline, and revealing cutouts. The sexy gown showed off her fit figure -- but it may have been a little too close to showing off her derriere.  (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

BEST: Stunning couple alert! Chrissy Teigen, who is co-hosting tonight's awards with Ludacris, cozied up to her hubby and nominee John Legend. The power couple looked fabulous as usual, but Teigen out-shined her man in a metallic jumpsuit with a daring neckline. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/BMA2015/WireImage)

BEST: White hot! Taylor Swift showed off her fit physique in a daring jumpsuit, which featured major cutouts and a halter neckline. She finished off her sultry style with smoky eyes, sleek locks, and a black clutch. The "1989" singer is definitely taking more chances with her fashion -- and we love it. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

BEST: Nobody can upstage J.Lo! The stunning singer, who recently signed a deal for a Las Vegas residency, showed she'll be the reigning queen of Sin City in a revealing sheer dress with silver sparkles coving up her lady parts. She polished off the look with tousled tresses and smoky eyes.  (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)

BEST: Wowza! "Orange Is the New Black" star Laverne Cox looked better than ever in a white frock with metallic accents and a plunging neckline. (Photo by Eric Jamison/Invision/AP)
BEST: Musicians Patrick Stump, Joe Trohman, Pete Wentz and Andy Hurley of Fall Out Boy were some of the best-dressed gents at the awards show in a series of tuxes and skinny ties. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/BMA2015/FilmMagic)
BEST: Lookin' good! DJ Calvin Harris showed off his style sense in a slim-fit navy suit. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)
BEST: Singer Tori Kelly hit the perfect balance between flirty, fun and sexy at the BBMAs in a fringed white frock. She amped up the fun style with big hair and metallic accents. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)
BEST: "Empire" star Bryshere Y. Gray looked slick in a snakeskin print gray suit. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)
BEST: Kendall Jenner opted for a demure and fashion-forward ensemble with an oversized blazer and skinny jeans. It's a refreshing look for Jenner, who typically gravitates toward more daring getups.  (Photo by Larry Busacca/BMA2015/Getty Images for dcp)
WORST: Kylie Jenner showed off her famous fashion sense in a futuristic striped dress with lace-up booties. She finished off the look with a bold gold belt. But we were a bit bored with the seemingly predictable look from the style maven. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)
WORST: We're normally impressed with Hailee Steinfeld's fashion sense, but this ill-fitting frock and sock look is not one of our favorites. What do you think? (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)
WORST: Little Big Town singer Karen Fairchild showed off her wild side in a black leather dress and over-the-knee heels. We can't say we're in love with the daring style. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)
WORST: Fifth Harmony's leading ladies -- Lauren Jauregui, Ally Brooke, Normani Hamilton, Dinah-Jane Hansen and Camila Cabello -- hit the red carpet in some fairly interesting white, gold and and black frocks. The matchy-matchy looks and strange embellishments didn't seem age appropriate. (Photo by Eric Jamison/Invision/AP)
WORST: Singer Dencia wore all the colors of the rainbow in this statement-making bodysuit that has us scratching our heads. The different colored shoes she wore also didn't do her any favors. (Photo by Eric Jamison/Invision/AP)

WORST: Singer Rita Ora strutted her stuff in a very revealing white gown complete with gold embellishments and a hot red lip. But the loose-fitting number was way too close to a wardrobe malfunction for our taste. (Photo by Eric Jamison/Invision/AP)

WORST: Iggy Azalea definitely took a fashion risk with her powder blue crop top and skirt combo, which had a sheer side panel. Unfortunately, we're a little underwhelmed by the look. We do, however, like the "Booty" singer's dip-dyed pink tresses, which matched her footwear. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

WORST: Is David Lee Roth a new brand ambassador for Under Armour? The Van Halen hunk hit the red carpet in a bizarre plaid suit paired with a fitness top, sunglasses, a newsboy hat, and athletic shoes. We're officially confused. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

WORST: Tracee Ellis Ross was all smiles on the red carpet, but her leather jumpsuit was subpar at best. (Eric Jamison/Invision/AP)
WORST: Miss America 2015 Kira Kazantsev didn't exactly wow us with her futuristic nude and yellow dress and sky-high platform shows. Her frock seemed to overpower her tiny figure. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)
WORST: Estelle showed off her fit bod in a lacy gown with a plunging neckline and sheer panels -- but we gotta wonder what her hands are covering. Too much sheer?  (Photo by Eric Jamison/Invision/AP)
WORST: Actress Stefanie Scott was inspired by the carpet tonight (literally)! She opted for a high-waisted, flared set of bright red pants with a floral crop top -- but we were left wanting a little more. (Photo by Eric Jamison/Invision/AP)

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