A spherical of applause for this fierce feline.
As Common Photos closed their 2019 CinemaCon presentation on Wednesday, attendees acquired a particular shock when none apart from Oscar winner Jennifer Hudsontook the stage to serenade company with the long-lasting ballad from Cats, “Reminiscence.”
The actress is about to star in a film musical primarily based on the long-lasting Andrew Lloyd Webber Broadway present of the identical identify. Fortunately, followers did not have to attend eight extra months to listen to what Hudson has in retailer for her efficiency because of the sneak peek she gave in the course of the occasion. Donning all white, the star belted out the ballad along with her signature pipes whereas accompanied by a piano.
Within the Tom Hooper-directed movie, Hudson will star as Grizabella, originated by Betty Buckley on Broadway and Elaine Paige within the West Finish manufacturing. The actress joins a really well-known solid that includes the likes of Judi Dench, Idris Elba, Insurgent Wilson and Taylor Swift.
The celebrities reportedly celebrated the wrap of the movie in London this previous weekend, although the movie is just not slated to hit theaters till December.
Information of the star-studded casting emerged almost a 12 months in the past final July. On the time, Hudson cleverly confirmed she was solid, tweeting, “Effectively, I assume the CATS out of the bag!”
And now, so is her rendition of “Reminiscence”—and we could not extra meow-ved.
(E! and Common Photos are each a part of the NBCUniversal household.)