2019 will see yet another remake of a classic but this time it’s a remake of the fantasy ‘CATS‘ based on the broadway musical of the same name, which is originally based on the fantasy novel, ‘Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats’ by T. S. Eliot.
The upcoming film is directed by Tom Hooper, executive produced by Steven Spielberg, written by Lee Hall and choreographed by Andy Blankenbuehler. CATS The movie will star James Corden, Judi Dench, Jason Derulo, Idris Elba, Jennifer Hudson, Ian McKellen, Taylor Swift, Rebel Wilson, and introduces Francesca Hayward in her first feature-length film role.
The film will premier on December 20th 2019. The story takes place over the course of a single night, where a tribe of cats called the ‘Jellicles’ have to make what is known as “the Jellicle choice” and decide which cat will ascend to the Heaviside Layer and come back to a new life.
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