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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.

Ricky Martin & Adam Rippon Couple Up at Virgin Holidays' Attitude Awards 2018!

Ricky Martin hits the red carpet alongside husband Jwan Yosef while attending The Virgin Holidays’ 2018 Attitude Awards held at The Roundhouse on Thursday (October 11) in London, England.

The 46-year-old Latin singer was joined at the event by Adam Rippon and his boyfriend Jussi-Pekka Kajaala, Idris Elba, Little Mix‘s Jade Thirlwall and Leigh-Anne Pinnock, Jess Glynne, Tituss Burgess, Andy Cohen, Whoopi Goldberg and George Takei.

Also in attendance was Pixie Lott and fiance Oliver Cheshire, Courtney Act, Gigi Gorgeous, Mollie King, Boy George, Michelle Visage, Jodie Harsh and David Furnish.

Ricky was honored with the Legend Award, while Adam took home the Sport Award, George with the Icon Award, Boy George and Culture Club with the Music Icon Award, Courtney with the Hero Award, Tituss with the Culture Award and Jess with the Music Award.

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Idris Elba & Fiance Sabrina Dhowre Have a Night Out During London Fashion Week

Idris Elba and his fiance Sabrina Dhowre pose for photos at the Christian Louboutin X Halpern post show party during London Fashion Week on Saturday evening (September 15) held at the Chiltern Firehouse in London, England.

The couple later stopped by a party for Cartier, and you can see all the photos in the gallery below.

PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Idris Elba

If you missed it, Idris recently responded to rumors that he’s being looked at for the next James Bond. Be sure to see what he said!

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Idris Elba Gives Final Answer on James Bond

Idris Elba has been rumored to be taking on the role of James Bond after Daniel Craig steps down.

A reporter with Good Morning Britain stopped Idris and was holding a martini. The reporter asked if he liked martinis shaken or stirred, referring to a famous James Bond trope.

“Stir fried, actually,” Idris joked. Then, when asked if he would be playing the role, Idris bluntly said, “no.”

If you missed it, Just Jared held a poll about who should play the next James Bond! Be sure to see the results of the poll and find out who won.

Idris Elba Gets Support from Fiancee Sabrina Dhowre & Thandie Newton at 'Yardie' UK Premiere!

Idris Elba happily hits the yellow carpet with his fiancee Sabrina Dhowre while attending the UK premiere of his film Yardie held at BFI Southbank on Tuesday (August 21) in London, England.

The 45-year-old actor – who makes his directorial debut with the film – was joined at the event by Thandie Newton and her husband Ol Parker as they stepped out to show their support.

Also in attendance at the premiere were the stars of the film Aml Ameen, Stephen Graham, Shantol Jackson, Jumayn Hunter, Akin Gazi, Myla-Rae Hutchinson-Dunwell, Sheldon Shepherd, Duramaney Kamara and Everaldo Creary.

Yardie is set to hit theaters in the UK on August 31 – Watch teaser trailer here!

FYI: Idris is wearing Ray-Ban sunglasses. Thandie is wearing a The Vampire’s Wife dress and Alexandre Birman heels.

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