Andrew Lloyd Webber (right) says Taylor Swift (left) plays one of two roles in the film version of “Cats”.
Andrew Lloyd Webber is to let the cat out of the bag on Taylor Swift’s upcoming movie role.
Lloyd Webber’s musical “Cats“ is getting its own movie adaptation, which is scheduled for December 2019 release.
And now, the Broadway legend is the provision of information about the role that the 28-year-old singer can take .
“They are going to play in one or other of the “Macavity” girls,” Lloyd Webber, 70, told Vulture on Monday, referring to the characters Bombalurina and Demeter.
In the show, “Macavity the Mystery Cat” is performed by both the cats.
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However, fans will have to wait to find out more. Webber noted that “he’s still not sure what part of the pop superstar will actually take.
The famous composer credited for the film from director Tom Hooper, for Swift’s involvement.
“Well, basically, Tom Hooper found it a very good idea, and of course, she loves cats,” Lloyd Webber said, adding that he looks forward to the encounter Swift and watching her work.
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Swift, the famous owner of two cats: Olivia Benson, named after the “Law and Order: Special Victims Unit” character, and “Meredith Grey,” the same name as the “Grey’s Anatomy”star.
Lloyd Webber told the outlet the film is currently in rehearsals and will kick off the filming of the next month.
Musical lovers, however, already know the details about at least two other roles: “American Idol” alum Jennifer Hudson, 37, will reportedly Grizabella play, while Ian McKellen will play Gus the theatre cat.
The character “has a number, and I’m learning how to sing and move in a catlike way,” McKellen, 79, told Entertainment Weekly in an article published Tuesday. “I will be doing that in December and January. It is all filmed in London.”
James Corden, 40, is also set to appear in the project.