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Idris Elba Joins 'Cats' Movie Based on Broadway Musical!

Idris Elba Joins 'Cats' Movie Based on Broadway Musical!

Idris Elba has joined the cast of the upcoming movie musical Cats!

The 46-year-old Golden Globe-winning actor will be playing the role of Macavity. The role is described as “the only real villain in the musical who kidnaps Old Deuteronomy, the Jellicle leader, and attempts to abduct Demeter, one of two cats who sings about him,” according to Deadline.

Idris joins a star-studded cast that also includes Jennifer Hudson, Ian McKellen, Taylor Swift, James Corden, Laurie Davidson, and Mette Towley.

Tom Hooper, the Oscar-winning director of The King’s Speech and Les Miserables, is helming the movie.

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