Rebel Wilson and Jason Derulo (Photo credit: F. Sadou/AdMedia/PA Images/Sipa USA)

(Photo credit: F. Sadou/AdMedia/PA Images/Sipa USA)

Jason Derulo and Rebel Wilson To Join 'Cats' Movie Musical

November 21, 2018

Looks like the cast of the upcoming Cats musical-turned movie is multiplying with the latest additions of Rebel Wilson and Jason Derulo.

The "Whatcha Say" singer and Pitch Perfect comedienne is set to join Tom Hooper's movie adaptation of Andrew Lloyd Webber's Broadway hit musical Cats. Acting for the first time in a feature film, Derulo will play the rebel feline 'Rum Tum Tugger', according to The Hollywood Reporter. As for Wilson, she is set to portray Jennyanydots.

Other names attached to the star-studded project include Idris Elba as the villain Macavity, Taylor Swift as Bombalurina, James Corden, Dame Judi Dench as Deuteronomy, Sir Ian McKellen as Gus the Theatre Cat and Jennifer Hudson as Grizabella.

Executive producers include Angela Morrison, Lloyd Webber, and Steven Spielberg

Tom Hooper's Cats is set for release on December 20, 2019.