Idris Elba in final talks to play Cats villain Macavity

2018-10-17 10:57

Cape Town - Idris Elba is circling the role of Macavity in the movie adaptation of the musical Cats, according to Variety.

English director Tom Hooper will direct the movie which has a confirmed cast including Ian McKellen, Jennifer Hudson, James Corden, and cat aficionado Taylor Swift.

The Andrew Lloyd Webber musical on which the movie is based is one of the longest running shows in Broadway and West End History. 

Filming will start, on the Cats movie, later this year in Britain. 

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