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Taylor Swift Went To 'Cat School' For Film Role

Taylor Swift went to ''cat school'' for her role in the upcoming 'Cats' film.The 29-year-old singer will play the flirty feline Bombalurina in the live-action adaptation of Andrew Lloyd Webber's iconic stage musical, which also...

Samson Kayo Joins Idris Elba In Mouse Guard

Samson Kayo will join Idris Elba in 'Mouse Guard'.The 'Youngers' star will join the 'Luther' actor as well as Andy Serkis and Thomas Brodie-Sangster in Fox's adaptation of the popular Boom! Studios comic, which is...

Dame Judi Dench Wants Idris Elba To Play Bond

Dame Judi Dench thinks Idris Elba would be a ''brilliant'' James Bond. The 84-year-old actress - who played MI6 chief 'M' in seven Bond films before her character met her end in 2012's 'Skyfall' -...

Dame Judi Dench Fears Being Out Of Work

Dame Judi Dench never turns down a role as she fears she'll never be offered a job again. The Oscar-winning actress has admitted that, despite an illustrious career in film and theatre which spans over...

Idris Elba Admits It Was 'Amazing' On Working With Taylor Swift On Cats

Idris Elba says Taylor Swift was ''amazing'' to work with on the set of 'Cats'. The 46-year-old actor insists that Taylor, 29, was simply ''great'' whilst they were filming the live-action adaptation of Andrew Lloyd...

Nicole Scherzinger 'First Choice' For The Greatest Showman Musical

Nicole Scherzinger is the ''first choice'' to play Anne Wheeler in Broadway's adaptation of 'The Greatest Showman'.The blockbuster musical movie - which is based on the real life story of American showman P. T. Barnum...

Cats Star Ian Mckellen Will Find 'Inner Pussy'

Sir Ian McKellen wants to find his ''inner pussy'' for his role in 'Cats'.The veteran actor will be taking on the part of Gus the Theatre Cat in the upcoming big screen adaptation of Andrew...

Judi Dench Set For Cats Movie

Dame Judi Dench is to star in the movie adaptation of 'Cats'. The 83-year-old actress - who was due play Grizabella in the original West End production in 1981, until she was forced to withdraw...

Andrew Lloyd Webber's Unexpected Emmy

Andrew Lloyd Webber ''never thought'' he'd win an award for 'Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert'.The 70-year-old composer achieved EGOT status - a person who has won Academy, Emmy, Grammy and Tony Awards - along...

John Legend Achieves Egot

John Legend achieved EGOT status at the Creative Arts Emmy Awards on Sunday (09.09.18).The 'All of Me' hitmaker's work as executive producer on 'Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert' earned him the Outstanding Variety Special...

Cats Gets December 2019 Release Date

'Cats' will be released on December 20, 2019. The movie adaptation of Lord Andrew Lloyd Webber's classic musical will take 'Wicked's release date, with a new slot for the 'Wizard of Oz' re-telling to be...

From Wicked To Dreamgirls: Essential Numbers For Your Showtunes Playlist

After watching Ariana Grande and James Corden's beautiful rendition of 'Suddenly, Seymour' on Carpool Karaoke' and their musical theatre version of 'Titanic' on the 'Late Late Show', we're feeling the Broadway vibes. So here are...

Katherine Jenkins's Comeback Nerves

Katherine Jenkins felt ''nervous'' about returning to work after the birth of her son.The 'Time to Say Goodbye' hitmaker and her husband Andrew Levitas wecomed baby Xander - a brother for two-year-old Aaliyah - into...

Andrew Lloyd Webber To Dj At Tony Awards Party

Andrew Lloyd Webber will DJ at the Tony Awards afterparty.The 70-year-old composer is set to receive a Lifetime Achievement award at the annual ceremony - which honours excellence in theatre - on Sunday (10.06.18) and...

Andrew Lloyd Webber To Dj At Tony Awards Party

Andrew Lloyd Webber will DJ at the Tony Awards afterparty.The 70-year-old composer is set to receive a Lifetime Achievement award at the annual ceremony - which honours excellence in theatre - on Sunday (10.06.18) and...

Andrew Lloyd Webber's Classic Brit Award Excitement

Andrew Lloyd Webber's thrilled he's to be honoured with the Special Recognition prize at the Classic BRIT Awards.The 70-year-old composing legend will receive the accolade for his contribution to the world of Musical Theatre and...

Joe Mcelderry's Backstage Fitness

Joe McElderry has become a fitness fanatic on tour and travels everywhere with his weights and boxing pads.The former 'X Factor' winner is currently playing a series of shows across the UK but rather than...

Tina Fey's Mean Girls Receives 12 Tony Award Nominations

Tina Fey's 'Mean Girls' musical has received 12 nominations for the 2018 Tony Awards.The acclaimed theatre production - which is based on the popular 2004 film of the same name - has been nominated for...

Nicole Scherzinger Wants To Write Musical With Andrew Lloyd Webber

Nicole Scherzinger wants to write a musical with Andrew Lloyd Webber.Although the 39-year-old singer left the composer ''furious'' when she dropped out of 'Cats' on Broadway just one week before rehearsals to re-join 'The X...

Andrew Lloyd Webber To Be Honoured With Live At Chelsea Concert

Live at Chelsea will stage a musical celebration of Andrew Lloyd Webber in June this year.The open-air concert series in the London district of Chelsea has announced it will this year be hosting a celebratory...

Andrew Lloyd Webber Contemplated Committing Suicide

Andrew Lloyd Webber contemplated committing suicide at the height of his depression.The 69-year-old composer has opened up about his struggles in his new memoir 'Unmasked', revealing he considered taking his own life more than once...

Nicole Scherzinger Is Dreaming Of An La Christmas

Nicole Scherzinger is having her first Christmas in Los Angeles.The 39-year-old singer - who is dating tennis player Grigor Dimitrov - is very excited to be flying her family in to California to spend the...

Alice Cooper Cast As King Herod In Jesus Christ Superstar Live

Alice Cooper has been cast as King Herod in NBC's 'Jesus Christ Superstar Live!'.The 69-year-old shock rocker has teamed up with British theatre director David Leveaux, a five-time Tony Award nominee who has directed some...

Duran Duran Pay Tribute To Late Sir Roger Moore

Duran Duran have paid tribute to Sir Roger Moore following his death on Tuesday (23.05.17). The band - comprised now of Simon Le Bon, John Taylor, Nick Rhodes and Roger Taylor - recorded the theme...

Andrew Lloyd Webber To Make Joseph And The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat Film

Lord Andrew Lloyd Webber is working on an animated 'Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat' movie.The 69-year-old composer is to work alongside Tim Rice - with whom he created the original stage production almost 50...

Liam Payne Wanted For Joseph And The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat Reboot?

Liam Payne is reportedly wanted for Andrew Lloyd Webber's reboot of 'Joseph And The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat' on London's West End this year. The One Direction hunk is currently focusing on his debut solo album...

Matt Terry Offered Les MiséRables Role

Matt Terry has been offered a role in 'Les Misérables'.The 2016 'X Factor' winner admits he has been inundated with work offers since the talent show concluded last December, with one of the most appealing...

Andrew Lloyd Webber 'Discovered' Rihanna But Failed To Sign Her

The musical theatre veteran claimed he first heard the Bajan superstar singing in a hotel on the island of Barbados 12 years ago, long before she hit global superstardom, but hesitated to act. Rihanna begun...

Andrew Lloyd Webber Jokingly Teases Donald Trump Musical

The composer and theatre mogul had some ideas about telling the story of Trump's historic victory in another of his award-winning Broadway and West End productions. Webber, the brains behind The...

Nicole Scherzinger: 'I've Had To Make Big Personal Sacrifices To Get Where I Am'

The 38-year-old former Pussycat Dolls star admits she has put romance and motherhood on hold to chase her TV, music and theatre dreams. Nicole, who is back as a judge on British...

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