FILM VERSION OF CATS MUSICAL CASTS BIG NAMED CELEBRITIES

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Jennifer Hudson, Taylor Swift, James Corden and Ian McKellen are set to star in Working Title and Universal’s film version of the long-running Broadway musical Cats. 

 

The stage version ofCats is the fourth-longest-running show in Broadway history and the sixth-longest-running in London’s West End. It has been translated into more than 20 languages and is estimated to have grossed more than $340m to date.

The play follows a tribe of cats called the Jellicles over the course of one night as they decide which of their group will ascend to the ‘Heaviside Layer’ and come back to a new life. It was first performed in London in 1981.