On On December 20th, Oscar-winning director Tom Hooper (‘The King’s Speech,’ ‘Les Misérables,’ ‘The Danish Girl’) transforms Andrew Lloyd Webber’s record-shattering stage musical into a breakthrough cinematic event. Watch the new trailer for the star-studded adaptation below.
Featuring Lloyd Webber’s iconic music and a world-class cast of dancers under the guidance of Tony-winning choreographer Andy Blankenbuehler (‘Hamilton,’ ‘In the Heights’), CATS reimagines the musical for a new generation with spectacular production design, state-of-the-art technology, and dance styles ranging from ballet to contemporary, hip-hop to jazz, street to tap.
The ambitious adaptation stars Judi Dench, Jason Derulo, Idris Elba, Jennifer Hudson,James Corden, Ian McKellen, Taylor Swift, Rebel Wilson and introduces Royal Ballet principal dancer Francesca Hayward in her feature film debut.
Also starring Robbie Fairchild (Broadway’s An American in Paris), Laurie Davidson (TNT’s Will), hip-hop dance sensation Les Twins (Larry and Laurent Bourgeois), acclaimed dancer Mette Towley (featured in videos for Rihanna and Pharrell Williams’ N.E.R.D.), Royal Ballet principal dancer Steven McRae, and rising-star singer Bluey Robinson.