Rebel Wilson is the latest name added to the roster of Jellicles set to take the screen in the upcoming movie adaptation of Cats. Deadline reports the Pitch Perfect star is set to play Jennyanydots, the old Gumbie cat who has a nocturnal penchant for dancing, cooking, and teaching mice.
The growing list of cast members already includes Jennifer Hudson, Taylor Swift, James Corden, Ian McKellen, Judi Dench, Idris Elba, Laurie Davidson, and Royal Ballet's Steven McRae and Francesca Hayward.
Wilson, whose additional screen credits include Bridesmaids, Bachelorette, and the upcoming Isn't It Romantic, made her West End debut in 2015 as Adelaide in the London revival of Guys and Dolls.
Tom Hooper will direct the take on Andrew Lloyd Webber's musical, set to arrive in movie theatres December 20, 2019.