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Taylor Swift still cant get over being paid to play a cat in Andrew Lloyd Webbers Cats

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Taylor Swift still cant get over the fact that shes being paid to play a cat in the upcoming adaptation of Andrew Lloyd Webbers Cats.

The pop star turned actor is famously a big fans of cat – she is the mother to Olivia Benson, Meredith Grey and Benjamin Button – and stars as Bombalurina in Tom Hoopers film.

In this new behind the scenes footage, Taylor can be seen working on her moves as one of the Jellice Cats as she tells the camera: If you told me I was going to get be a cat for work… what?

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James Corden and Idris Elba also star with the Lover singer – and their new friendship saw them both appear on her new album – and British star James adds: Youre gonna take a load of people, and theyre gonna pretend to be cats… if you just say it out loud its bonkers.

But thats where the most fun happens really.

Taylor Swift plays Bombalurina in Cats (Picture: Universal)

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The movie features Lloyd Webbers original 1981 musical score and is written by Billy Elliott screen-writer Lee Hall.

But, if you ask Idris to explain to you what the movie is actually about, you wont have much luck.

When asked about the plot by Stephen Colbert, he tried to sum it up as best he could: Its a classic. Its a big musical by Andrew Lloyd Webber. I guess its about a cat? How am I doing?

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The plot is notoriously difficult to explain but is essentially about a tribe of cats called the Jellicles who reunite for the annual Jellicle Ball.

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At the ball, the cats decide which one of them will ascend to Heaviside Layer and reborn into a new life.

Based on TS Eliots 1939 poetry book Old Possums Book Of Practical Cats, the musical doesnt follow a straight narrative structure and inRead More – Source

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