Laurie Davidson Joins Tom Hooper ‘Cats’


Deadline reported, Laurie Davidson, who’s best known for his portrayal as William Shakespeare in TNT’s series Will, has been added to the cast of Universal Pictures ‘Cats.’

Based from the classic hit musical of Andrew Lloyd Webber, the cast also include Jennifer Hudson, Taylor Swift, James Corden and Ian McKellen. 

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Les Miserables feature director Tom Hooper is helming Cats and along with Lee Hall has adapted the story for the screen. The musical feature, which has long been in development through various iterations in Hollywood, will be produced by Hooper and Working Title’s Tim Bevan and Eric Fellner, as well as fellow Les Misérables producer Debra Hayward, who brought the idea to Working Title. Monumental Pictures and The Really Useful Group are also producers on the film which is executive produced by three-time Oscar winner Steven Spielberg, Lloyd Webber and Angela Morrison.

Cats opens on December 20, 2019.