R&B singer/songwriter Jason Derulo has joined the cast of the film “Cats.”
In the live-action adaptation of the iconic Andrew Lloyd Webber musical, Derulo will play Rum Tum Tugger.
Derulo is the latest name to be added to the cast, which includes Idris Elba, James Corden, Judi Dench, Ian McKellen, Taylor Swift, Jennifer Hudson, and Francesca Hayward.
Hudson is playing Grizabella while Elba is portraying Macavity. The film adaptation will be directed by Tom Hooper and production is due to begin in December.
The movie will be Derulo's silver screen debut. Derulo has sold more than 30 million singles, including the popular songs "Wiggle," "Talk Dirty," "Whatcha Say" and "In My Head." His latest single, "Goodbye," featuring David Guetta, Nicki Minaj and Willy William, has over 60 million streams on Spotify.