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James Corden Talks Getting Into Character for 'Cats' Role - Watch Now!

James Corden is getting ready to take on Cats!

The 40-year-old The Late Late Show host stops by The Ellen Show to chat about taking on the role of Bustopher Jones in the highly-anticipated movie-musical – and he’s getting realllly into it.

“I immerse the character,” James says. “I’ve just been living as a cat. I don’t use the bathroom – I have a litter tray…and that’s just what I’ve been doing the whole time.”

The star-studded cast of Cats also includes Jennifer Hudson, Jason Derulo, Taylor Swift, Idris Elba, Ian McKellen, Rebel Wilson, and Judi Dench. The film is set to hit theaters on December 20.

Catch James‘ full interview on Ellen on Friday, January 25 at 4pm ET on NBC.

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Taylor Swift Posts From the Set of 'Cats' - See the Pics!

Taylor Swift is getting ready to film the upcoming film adaption of Cats!

The 29-year-old “Look What You Made Me Do” singer-songwriter posted a selfie on the set of the film on Tuesday (January 22) on her Instagram.

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“Meow,” she wrote in front of a sign with the word Bombalurina, which is the character Taylor‘s playing in the film adaptation of the musical.

“So I’m on set for Cats and it is fully snowing,” Taylor squealed with excitement on her Instagram Story. She also posted a short clip of her hilariously frolicking through the snow in excitement!

The movie is set to be released on December 20.

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Jason Derulo Joins 'Cats' Movie as Rum Tum Tugger

Jason Derulo has joined the cast of the upcoming movie adaptation of the Broadway musical Cats.

The 29-year-old singer, who was actually a classically trained singer before becoming a pop star, will be playing the rebellious and never satisfied cat Rum Tum Tugger, according to THR.

Rum Tum Tugger sings the self-titled song “Rum Tum Tugger” in act one and he also sings “Mr. Mistoffolees” in act two.

The star-studded cast of Cats also includes Jennifer Hudson, James Corden, Taylor Swift, Idris Elba, Ian McKellen, Rebel Wilson, and Judi Dench.

Judi Dench Joins Star-Studded Cast of 'Cats' Movie Musical!

Judi Dench has joined the cast of the highly-anticipated Cats!

The 83-year-old Oscar-winning actress will be playing the role of Old Deuteronomy – who was played by a man in previous stage versions – the Jellicle leader “who by the end of the night will select a cat to be reborn into a new life on the Heaviside Layer, an annual feline tradition,” Deadline reports.

Fun fact: Judi was originally set to play Grizabella in the original 1981 West End production of Cats, but had to drop out after snapping her Achilles’ tendon.

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

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

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.

Laurie Davidson Joins Cast of 'Cats' Movie Musical!

The Cats movie musical has added Laurie Davidson to the cast!

The 26-year-old actor is best known for playing the title role of William Shakespeare in the TNT series Will, which was his first professional on-screen role.

Laurie recently wrapped work on the upcoming movie The Good Liar alongside screen legends Helen Mirren and Ian McKellen. That movie is directed by Bill Condon, who worked on movie musicals like Chicago, Dreamgirls, and Beauty and the Beast.

Davidson‘s role in Cats is under wraps for now, according to Deadline.