It’s a feline musical invasion, as Cats prepares to dazzle cinema-goers this December.
The movie version of the Andrew Lloyd-Webber stage sensation, based on TS Eliot’s poetry Old Possum’s Books of Practical Cats, has a crazy-impressive cast, too. It includes Idris Elba, Rebel Wilson, Judi Dench, Ian McKellen, James Corden, Taylor Swift, Ray Winstone, Jennifer Hudson and Jason Derulo. Direction duties go to Tom Hooper, who also gave us the screen adaptation of Les Misérables.
Rather than all of the actors just wearing catsuits like the stage production, each of them will be digitally enhanced for added felininity (that probably isn’t a cromulent word, but it should be). We can’t wait to get our eyes on that.
But, while we do await a big revealing trailer – due in the next couple of days – a behind the scenes look has been released, and without any further ado here it is: