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James Corden From Smithy to Stateside A lister…and the Cats movie

James Corden’s career has so far taken him from a town in Essex to the Broadway stage, and he has become a firm favourite in American households hosting The Late Late Show. The English TV presenter will leave his hosting duties on The Late Late Show in summer next year after more than eight years, … Read more

Royal Ballet Principal Francesca Hayward Joins CATS Film as Victoria!

Royal Ballet Principal Francesca Hayward Joins CATS Film as Victoria

Another kitten has joined the litter! According to the Daily Mail’s Baz Bamigboye, the Royal Ballet principal dancer Francesca Hayward will reportedly play Victoria (the white cat) in the upcoming film adaptation of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Cats. Hayward trained at The Royal Ballet School and graduated into the Company during the 2010/11 Season, PROMOTED to … Read more

Film News Roundup: Royal Ballet’s Francesca Hayward Joins ‘Cats’ Movie

Film News Roundup Royal Ballets Francesca Hayward Joins ‘Cats Movie

In today’s film news roundup, ballet dancer Francesca Howard is cast in “Cats,” Billy Bob Thornton and Alice Eve are getting honors, and “Chocolate Lizards” is becoming a film. CASTING Francesca Hayward, principal dancer with the Royal Ballet, has joined the cast of Universal Pictures and Working Title’s “Cats.” The movie is an adaptation of … Read more

Everything you need to know about CATS star Francesca Hayward – CelebMix

Everything you need to know about CATS star Francesca Hayward

Francesca Hayward is set to make her feature film debut alongside Taylor Swift, James Corden, Jennifer Hudson, Judi Dench and Ian McKellan in the upcoming and highly anticipated big-screen adaption of Andrew Lloyd Webbers hit musical CATS. She will portray Victoria in the film directed by Tom Hooper, with a new song written by Andrew Lloyd Webber for her character. … Read more

5 things to know about ballerina Francesca Hayward, the Hollywood newcomer starring in ‘Cats’

5 things to know about ballerina Francesca Hayward the Hollywood

British ballerina Francesca Hayward will star alongside Taylor Swift, Idris Elba, Jennifer Hudson, Rebel Wilson, and others in the upcoming film adaptation of “Cats” the musical.  Before coming to Hollywood, Hayward worked as a principal dancer at London’s Royal Ballet.  Hayward has performed as Clara and the Sugar Plum Fairy in “The Nutcracker,” and has … Read more

People are accusing the ‘Cats’ filmmakers of whitewashing Kenyan-born actress Francesca Hayward in the upcoming film adaptation

People are accusing the Cats filmmakers of whitewashing Kenyan born actress

People on social media are accusing the upcoming “Cats” movie of whitewashing one of its lead actresses, the Kenyan-born Francesca Hayward, after the movie trailer was released on Thursday. Hayward’s character, Victoria, is a kitten with white fur, but many felt that the film was still whitewashing her portrayal. “You wouldn’t know the black lead … Read more

Fans Outraged Over Whitewashing Of ‘Cats’ Star Francesca Hayward In The Film’s Creepy Trailer

Fans Outraged Over Whitewashing Of Cats Star Francesca Hayward In

The official Cats trailer has been released, and almost immediately, the trailer caused a “furry” (see what we did there?) of controversy. Aside from the fact that the anthropomorphic cats were more than a little creepy, fans of the film noticed that the lead cat — which was played by a black British ballerina-turned-actress — was … Read more

Royal Ballet dancer and star of cats Francesca Hayward is one of Meghan Markle’s 15

Royal Ballet dancer and star of cats Francesca Hayward is

A Royal Ballet principal dancer also stars as one of Meghan Markle’s Vogue trailblazers. Francesca Hayward, 27, who was born in Nairobi and moved to Sussex aged two to live with her British grand-parents, took to Instagram to thank both Meghan and editor of Vogue Edward Enninful for such an ‘honour’ after appearing on the … Read more

Judge blocks Voltage Pictures from sending “dead cats” to Dallas Buyers Club downloaders

Judge blocks Voltage Pictures from sending dead cats to Dallas

In a spectacular setback for Voltage Pictures and Dallas Buyers Club LLC, Justice Nye Perram today denied them permission to send letters to people they were accusing of having downloaded the movie Dallas Buyers Club illegaly. At a previous court hearing, Justice Perram had required that the Dallas Buyers Club present the letters that were … Read more

Cats star Francesca Hayward dismisses the film’s critics

Cats star Francesca Hayward dismisses the films critics

F rancesca Hayward has dismissed criticism of the upcoming Cats film and revealed the first time she saw herself as a furry feline was in the trailer. Tom Hooper’s movie – which boasts a star-studded cast including Dame Judi Dench, Taylor Swift and Idris Elba – is based on Andrew Lloyd Webber’s iconic musical and … Read more

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