Tom Hooper’s Cats film has wrapped manufacturing
Working Title has shared a brand new behind-the-scenes photograph celebrating that manufacturing has wrapped on Tom Hooper’s Cats film adaptation. You possibly can take a look at the complete photograph now within the gallery under!
The movie stars Tony- and Emmy-winning actor and host James Corden (One Man, Two Guvnors, The Late Late Present with James Corden), Academy Award-winning actress Judi Dench (Shakespeare in Love), multi-platinum-selling singer-songwriter Jason Derulo, Emmy- and Golden Globe-winning actor Idris Elba (HBO’s The Wire, BBC One’s Luther), Academy Award, Golden Globe and Grammy Award-winning artist Jennifer Hudson (Dreamgirls), Academy Award-nominated actor Ian McKellen (Gods and Monsters), Emmy and ten-time Grammy-winning world music icon Taylor Swift, comedy celebrity Insurgent Wilson (the Pitch Good franchise) and introduces Francesca Hayward, principal dancer with The Royal Ballet.
Tailored for the display by Hooper and Lee Corridor (Billy Elliot), Cats is produced by Hooper and Working Title’s Tim Bevan and Eric Fellner, in addition to Debra Hayward (Les Misérables), who introduced the concept to Working Title. The movie will likely be produced by Working Title Movies in affiliation with Monumental Footage and The Actually Helpful Group and government produced by three-time Oscar winner Steven Spielberg, musical theater legend Lloyd Webber, Angela Morrison (Les Misérables) and Jo Burn (Annihilation).
One of many longest-running reveals in West Finish and Broadway historical past, the London stage manufacturing of Cats obtained its world premiere on the New London Theatre in 1981—the place it performed for 21 record-breaking years and nearly 9,000 performances. Based mostly on T.S. Eliot’s Outdated Possum’s E book of Sensible Cats, the present gained the Olivier and Night Commonplace Awards for Greatest Musical. In 1983 the Broadway manufacturing turned the recipient of seven Tony Awards, together with Greatest Musical, and ran for a rare 18 years.
Underneath the steering of three-time Tony-winning choreographer Andy Blankenbuehler (Hamilton: An American Musical, Within the Heights, Bandstand), who additionally choreographed the 2016 stage revival of Cats, the movie solid options among the most distinctive and provoking skilled dancers working right this moment, together with hip hop dance sensation Larry and Laurent Bourgeiois (aka Les Twins); former principal dancer for the New York Metropolis Ballet and Tony-nominated actor Robbie Fairchild (An American In Paris); former soloist of The Royal Ballet Eric Underwood; Mëtte Towley, a member of Pharrell Williams’ acclaimed dance troupe The Baes; Steven McRae, principal of The Royal Ballet; and thrilling, cutting-edge road, freestyle and modern dancers from Brazil, France, Philippines, the U.S. and the UK.
The world-class inventive staff bringing Cats to the display consists of Oscar-nominated manufacturing designer Eve Stewart (The King’s Speech), cinematographer Christopher Ross (Terminal, Room), Oscar-nominated costume designer Paco Delgado (The Danish Woman), Oscar-winning sound mixer Simon Hayes (Les Misérables), BAFTA-winning government music producer Marius De Vries (Moulin Rouge, Romeo + Juliet) and famend casting director Lucy Bevan (Prepared Participant One, Homicide on the Orient Specific).
The movie is scheduled to hit the theaters on December 20, 2019.