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

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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 …

5 of the Best Named Characters in Literature

5 of the Best Named Characters in Literature

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As a child, I was obsessed with names. I bought myself an enormous book of baby names which remains to this day the most annotated text I own. But I wasn’t obsessed with babies. Just names. Names for pets, names for dolls, names for characters in games and stories and drawings. NAAAAAMES.   So here are some of my favorite names in literature. Not all of them, of course, because there are far too many. But some. Some really, really good ones.    1. Lancelot Satterwhite – Fates and Furies by Lauren Groff   Image Via Wikipedia    Many characters …