Cast of Cats film to be size of actual cats

Stars including Judi Dench, Ian McKellen and Taylor Swift will be shrunk via CGI and made hirsute using ‘digital fur technology’

Ever since Tom Hooper’s movie adaptation of Cats – the long-running Andrew Lloyd Webber musical based on the puss prose of TS Eliot – was announced, speculation has raged over its logistics. Would the cast, including Judi Dench, Ian McKellen and Taylor Swift, be donning Lycra, heavy makeup and fluffy wigs in the style of the stage show?

How “method” might they be going with their performances? How many parts – on top of Dench playing the traditionally male Deuteronomy – would be gender-flipped?

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Source: theguardian
Cast of Cats film to be size of actual cats