Cats is a forthcoming 2019 British-American melodic dream film dependent on the melodic of a similar name, which thusly depended on Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats by T. S. Eliot. The movie is coordinated by Tom Hooper—in his subsequent melodic film following 2012’s Les Misérables—with a screenplay by Lee Hall and Hooper, arranged by Andy Blankenbuehler (who arranged Hamilton and the Broadway restoration of Cats), and official created by Steven Spielberg.
Recording occurred from December 2018 to April 2019. It stars James Corden, Judi Dench, Jason Derulo, Idris Elba, Jennifer Hudson, Ian McKellen, Taylor Swift, Rebel Wilson, and presents Francesca Hayward in her first full length film role.
Cats is booked for discharge on December 20, 2019, by Universal Pictures.An vivified film adjustment dependent on the melodic was at first arranged by Amblimation during the 1990s, however was deserted with the studio’s closure. In December 2013, Andrew Lloyd Webber, maker and arranger of the melodic stage generation Cats, prodded that Universal Pictures, which bought film adjustment rights to Cats numerous years back, was placing the undertaking into dynamic development.In February 2016, it was accounted for that Tom Hooper was in dealings to coordinate the movie, and was thinking about entertainers, including Suki Waterhouse, to star. In May 2016, Hooper was affirmed as director.
In January 2018, Hooper and Working Title started formally throwing for the film, while additionally investigating the specialized part of whether the film would be altogether live-activity, or PC produced, or a blend of both, with Andrew Lloyd Webber declaring he would compose another melody for the film adaptation.In June 2018, there were reports Anne Hathaway and Rihanna were considered for jobs in the film, yet both went because of planning conflicts. In July 2018, Jennifer Hudson, Taylor Swift, James Corden and Ian McKellen joined the cast.
In September 2018, Laurie Davidson and Mette Towley were cast, with Steven Spielberg reported to be official producing. In October 2018, Idris Elba and Judi Dench joined the cast of the film.
In November 2018, ballet artists Francesca Hayward and Steven McRae just as Rebel Wilson, Jason Derulo, and Robert Fairchild joined the cast of the film with practices initiating at Leavesden Studios in Hertfordshire, England. Andy Blankenbuehler arranged the film, after Wayne McGregor had to retreat because of “planning conflicts.” Blankenbuehler likewise arranged the stage melodic’s 2016 Broadway restoration. In December 2018, Les Twins and Eric Underwood joined the cast