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'Cats' Movie Cast - See Side-By-Side Photos of Actors & Cats!

We finally have been given our first look at the Cats movie and now we know what the actors will look like as cats!

Ever since a film version of the classic Broadway musical was announced, fans have been wondering how director Tom Hooper would portray the cats on screen.

“We’ve used digital fur technology to create the most perfect covering of fur,” Tom has said.

Taylor Swift, James Corden, Idris Elba, and Jennifer Hudson lead the star-studded cast of actors and singers who are bringing the musical to life on the big screen.

Tom‘s pairing them with a level of technology which I don’t think has ever been used before,” James said. “These are people, but they’re cats, and this is kinda of blowing my mind. There is nothing else like it.

Click through the slideshow to see what the actors look like in real life and as cats…

'Cats' Movie Trailer - Watch Jennifer Hudson Sing 'Memory'

The first official trailer for the film adaptation of the classic musical Cats has arrived!

The Andrew Lloyd Webber musical is getting a live-action film from director Tom Hooper and the star-studded cast includes Jennifer Hudson, Taylor Swift, Judi Dench, Idris Elba, James Corden, Ian McKellen, Rebel Wilson, Jason Derulo, and more.

Royal Ballet principal dancer Francesca Hayward is making her feature film debut.

Jennifer belts out the classic song “Memory” in the trailer, which gives us our first look at what the cast will look like as cats. The film 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.

Cats hits theaters on December 20.

20+ stills inside from the Cats movie trailer… More Here! »

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Idris Elba, Taylor Swift & More Show Off Inside Look at 'Cats' In New Featurette

Taylor Swift dances around with Idris Elba in this first look featurette from Cats.

The full cast – including James Corden, Judi Dench, Jason Derulo, Jennifer Hudson, Ian McKellen, Rebel Wilson, and dancer Francesca Hayward – opened up about the movie adaption of the famed Andrew Lloyd Webber musical.

The featurette also focuses in on the amazing production design, and the use of state-of-the-art technology to help tell the story.

The first trailer for Cats will premiere this week and the movie is set to hit theaters in December.

Judi Dench Defends the Art of Harvey Weinstein & Kevin Spacey

Judi Dench is speaking out in defense of the art of Harvey Weinstein and Kevin Spacey.

The 84-year-old actress, who did not defend their alleged behavior, expressed sadness in an interview with the Radio Times published on Tuesday (June 25).

“What kind of agony is that? Are we going to negate ten years at the Old Vic and everything that he [Kevin Spacey] did [as artistic director] — how wonderful he’s been in all those films?” she said.

“Are we just not going to see all those films that Harvey produced? You cannot deny somebody a talent. You might as well never look at a Caravaggio painting. You might as well never have gone to see Noel Coward.” (Caravaggio was a murderer, and Noel was accused of predatory behavior.)

Judi most recently appeared at the 2019 Chelsea Flower Show in London, England. Click here to see more from the event.

Kate Middleton Steps Out Solo for RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2019 Press Day!

Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge (aka Kate Middleton) keeps it cool and casual while taking in the sights at the press day for the 2019 RHS Chelsea Flower Show held at the Chelsea Flower Show on Monday morning (May 20) in London, England.

The 37-year-old royal visited her Back to Nature Garden area, which features a rope swing and a tree house. It’s Kate‘s hope that the Back to Nature Garden will inspire families, like her own, to “to get outside and enjoy nature.”

Kate also made sure to hang out with school children at the event, according to ET, and even climbed the tree house with them.

Also in attendance at the event to show their support were Judi Dench, Joan Collins, Piers Morgan, Stanley Tucci and Rob Brydon.

FYI: Kate is wearing M.i.h Jeans blouse, khaki Massimo Dutti pants and Superga sneakers.

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Felicity Jones, Jodie Whittaker, Gemma Arterton Go Glam for BIFAs 2018

Lots of stars stepped out for the 2018 British Independent Film Awards (aka the BIFAs) at Old Billingsgate on Sunday (December 2) in London, England.

Felicity Jones, set to receive the Variety Award, joined presenter Jodie Whittaker, and nominee for The Escape Gemma Arterton at the star-studded event. Ellie Bamber was also seen walking the red carpet and she will present an award this evening.

In addition, Steve Coogan, who is nominated for his work in Stan & Ollie joined Martin Freeman, who will present at the show.

Judi Dench will be receiving the prestigious Richard Harris Award this evening as well.

FYI: Gemma is wearing an Emília Wickstead dress, Giuseppe Zanotti shoes, a Jimmy Choo bag, and Jessica McCormack earrings. Ellie is wearing a Salvatore Ferragamo gown, shoes, and clutch with Fernando Jorge jewelry. Felicity is wearing a Ruhl suit and Stuart Weitzman shoes. More Here! »

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