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‘Cats’ film gets a local release date

Nov 22,2019
Musical fantasy film “Cats” is coming to local theaters on Christmas Eve, according to the film distribution company Universal Pictures on Thursday.

The film version of the classic musical “Cats” has already generated buzz among fans of the original stage production, as the movie was helmed by director behind “Les Miserables” (2012) Tom Hooper and stars many popular singers and actors, including James Corden, Judi Dench, Jason Derulo, Idris Elba, Jennifer Hudson, Ian McKellen, Taylor Swift, Rebel Wilson and Francesca Hayward.

Along with favorite songs from the original musical’s score, such as “Memory,” some of the singers starring in the film have recorded new songs for the film.

The poster for the film was also released on Thursday and it features the subtitle “a moving story greater than the original musical.”

By Lee Jae-lim