Changes to the source material come with author Eoin Colfer’s blessing, said director Kenneth Branagh.
The release of Artemis Fowl has been uniquely impacted by the pandemic, and it’s now set to be the first major franchise launch of the coronavirus-era.
The Oscar winning actress's daughter Finty Williams posted a video of Dench in a fluffy dog hat, looking into the camera to provide a sweet reminder to everyone.
"Cats" is now on streaming. Seth Rogen live-tweeted it high (natch) amid fan calls to #ReleasetheButtholeCut.
Judi Dench said that her character in “Cats,” Old Deuteronomy, is actually transgender.In an interview with Out magazine, Dench recalled how she was forced to drop out of a stage production of “Cats” from 1981 in London’s West End.When the interviewer, who is transgender, pointed out that her character is traditionally played by a man on stage, Dench noted that the male actor Brian Blessed played the role in the 1981 production.“[It was] nerve wracking, because all I can hear is Brian Blessed all the time in the production that I wasn’t able to be in,” Dench said. “Totally unexpected, it was. I kind of call it ‘trans Deuteronomy,’ is the part for me. But it was lovely to be led about and be an aged, old cat.”Also Read: 'Cats' Poor Reception Prompts Universal to Send an 'Improved,' Updated Version to TheatersDench’s character is a wise, older cat who judges other cats in the annual Jellicle Ball. The cats have a chance to ascend to the Heaviside Layer and be reborn in a new life if they are chosen.Dench was meant to portray the characters Grizabella the Glamour Cat and Jennyanydots the Old Gumbie Cat in the 1981 production in London, but she was forced to leave the play after she snapped an Achilles tendon.“Cats” is in theaters now. Check out video of Dench’s interview via Out.Read original story Judi Dench Says Her Character in ‘Cats’ Is Trans At TheWrap
It’s been four months since the first trailer for "Cats" sent Twitter into a feline-frenzy, with reactions ranging from open-mouthed shock to furry-ious anticipation. Now we’ve actually seen with our own very eyes a fresh look at Tom Hooper’s ensemble of Jellicle cats.
Universal Pictures drops a first look at Tom Hooper’s adaptation of the seminal broadway musical "Cats," featuring CG fur-covered actors as the titular felines.
Judi Dench doesn’t want Kevin Spacey’s or Harvey Weinstein’s professional accomplishments to be erased in the wake of their #MeToo scandals — and she’s facing criticism for it.
The filmmaker behind “Thor” and “Cinderella” takes us deep behind the scenes of his next Disney fantasy, which has been described as “‘Die Hard‘ with fairies.”
"Kevin was an inestimable comfort and never mentioned he knew I was in a bad way,” she told reporters at the San Sebastian Film Festival of her time filming "The Shipping News" with Spacey after her husband died. “He cheered me up and kept me going.”