The much-anticipated film model of this record-shattering stage musical hits theaters on Dec. 20. That includes Andrew Lloyd Webber’s iconic music, it stars James Corden, Judi Dench, Jason Derulo, Idris Elba, Jennifer Hudson, Ian McKellen, Taylor Swift, Insurgent Wilson and introduces Royal Ballet dancer Francesca Hayward in her characteristic movie debut. Directed by Tom Hooper, the movie reimagines the musical for a brand new technology, that includes superb manufacturing design, state-ofthe-art know-how and dance types starting from classical ballet to modern, hip-hop to jazz, and avenue dance to faucet.
The unique musical is predicated on T.S. Eliot’s e-book of poems Previous Possum’s Guide of Sensible Cats and follows a bunch of cats referred to as the Jellicles, whose chief, Previous Deuteronomy, should resolve which of the cats will ascend to the Heaviside Layer and be reborn. Since its opening within the West Finish in 1981, Cats has been translated into greater than 20 languages and carried out everywhere in the world and is now the fourth longest-running present in Broadway historical past.