Idris Elba Joins Taylor Swift for Upcoming Movie Adaptation of ‘Cats!’

Two time Golden Globe award winner, Idris Elba, will be joining the movie adaption of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Cats! Is there anything this guy can’t do?


It’s been rumored for a long time that he could become the new face of 007, but this is still unconfirmed. What we do know, however, is that he is up for the role of Macavity in the musical inspired by T.S. Eliot’s Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats. Though Cats! is currently on pre-production, Elba’s castmates will include Taylor Swift, Jennifer Hudson, James Corden and MetteTowely just to name a few.



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Deadline reports that there are two songs about Macavity in he musical “Macavity: The Mystery Cat” sung by Demeter, Bombalurina, and female feline back-up and “Macavity Fight” performed by Macavity, Demeter, Munkustrap and Alonzo.


Elba is a busy man, he is currently working on a Fast and Furious spin off called Hobbs & Shaw with Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, while co-creating and producing a comedy series on Netflix called, Turn Up Charlie



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