Jennifer Hudson, Taylor Swift, Sir Ian McKellen, and James Corden Set to Star in New ‘Cats’ Adaptation

Jennifer Hudson, Taylor Swift, Sir Ian McKellen, and James Corden Set to Star in New ‘Cats’ Adaptation

It looks like the infamous Broadway musical Cats is currently being adapted to the big screen with the most all-star of all-star casts and we are just pulsing with excitement!!   via GIPHY   Jennifer Hudson, Sir Ian McKellan, James Corden, and Taylor Swift have officially been named as four of the luminaries leading this brand new cinematic opus. The film is also set to be directed by Tom Hooper (The King’s Speech, Les Misérables) and written by Lee Hall (Billy Elliot) so it is already abundantly clear that this major motion picture will be something major, indeed.    via GIPHY   The beloved kitten …

The New ‘Cats’ Trailer, Just As Bad As The First

The New ‘Cats’ Trailer, Just As Bad As The First

During the summer, the first trailer for the feature length adaptation of the musical Cats was released, and the internet was set on fire due to the terrifying looks of the actors as they were transformed into CGI-humanoid cats. I mean, just look at these guys:   Image Via Heart Radio   The negative reception to the special effects hasn’t stopped the film from releasing this Christmas, and today, Universal Pictures released a new trailer for the film. This trailer comes packed with more singing, dancing, and cat jokes:     Based on Andrew Lloyd Weber’s musical, which is based …

Adaptation of Modern Day Masterpiece ‘Monster’ Gets Re-titled and a Release Date

Adaptation of Modern Day Masterpiece ‘Monster’ Gets Re-titled and a Release Date

The film adaptation of The Walter Dean Myers novel, Monster, hit Sundance with a bang a year and a half ago, but finally this masterpiece has been acquired and not only been given a release date but also a new name!   Image Via Amazon Published by Harper Collins, the novel was nominated for the 1999 National Book Award for Young People’s Literature, won the Michael L. Printz Award in 2000, the same year it was named for the Coretta Scott King Award Honor. The plot follows Steve Harmon, a seventeen-year-old honor student who is accused and convicted of felony murder, a crime he did not commit in a modern day …