Taylor Swift cast in movie version of ‘Cats’
Taylor Swift has been cast in an extra large screen adaptation of the stage melodic “Cats,” in what will be the pop singer’s greatest film part up until now. Excitement distributions Variety and the Hollywood Reporter said on Friday.
The 28-year-old “Look What You Made Me Do” singer will join Oscar-winning singer and performing actress Jennifer Hudson. Moderator James Corden and veteran British actor Ian McKellen in the film picture, the productions said.
Writer Andrew Lloyd Webber’s “Cats,” in view of a book of lyrics by T.S. Eliot, was first organized in London in 1981 and has been produced far and wide. The film picture form is a generation of Working Title Films, which did not return demands for input on the reports.
Quick, a ten-time Grammy champ whose “Reputation” collection was the greatest vender of 2017 in the United States, made her film acting introduction in the 2010 lighthearted comedy “Valentine’s Day.”
The Hollywood Reporter, refering to sources close the creation, said Hudson was relied upon to play Grizabella, whose character sings the show’s well known “Memory” ballad.
Quick is being looked at as the coy red feline Bombalurina, while McKellen will play the elderly feline leader Old Deuteronomy, the Hollywood Reporter said.
England’s Tom Hooper, whose past credits incorporate Oscar best picture “The King’s Speech” and melodic “Les Miserables,” will coordinate the film picture, which is because of start shooting in Britain in November, Variety said.