Jennifer Hudson Already Looks so Much Like Aretha Franklin for the Respect Movie

Aretha Franklin will never be forgotten. Two completely unrelated projects about her life are getting ready for their 2020 debuts: one for the big screen and one for the small. And though we’re definitely excited for the National Geographic mini-series starring Cynthia Erivo as the Queen of Soul, it’s the big-screen biopic for which Aretha Franklin had a very heavy hand in crafting that we’re … Continue reading Jennifer Hudson Already Looks so Much Like Aretha Franklin for the Respect Movie

Idris Elba Boarding Universal-Working Title’s ‘Cats’ As Macavity

Idris Elba is in final talks to join Tom Hooper’s feature adaptation of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s hit musical Cats. We hear Elba is playing famed feline Macavity. The Golden Globe and two-time SAG Award winner joins Taylor Swift, Jennifer Hudson, Ian McKellen, James Corden, Laurie Davidson, and Mette Towley. The pic is currently in pre-production. Macavity is the only real villain in the musical who kidnaps Old Deuteronomy, … Continue reading Idris Elba Boarding Universal-Working Title’s ‘Cats’ As Macavity