Idris Elba plots collaboration with 'Cats' co-star Taylor Swift
Idris Elba is already taking 2019 by the horns. He’s one of the crucial anticipated DJ acts on Coachella‘s just lately launched lineup, he’s launching a brand new comedy sequence on Netflix, Turn Up Charlie, this spring, and he’s main the theatrical model of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s famed musical, Cats. The UK DJ legend is co-starring within the movie alongside Taylor Swift, and if he performs his playing cards proper, he’s hoping to parlay joint work on the movie right into a collaborative studio effort with the Reputation megastar.
Elba and Swift co-presented on the Golden Globes on Sunday, January 6, and shortly after presenting on the awards present, Elba dished with Access‘ Scott Evans on his working relationship with the “Look What You Made Me Do” singer. Elba explains, “She’s obtained a extremely good coronary heart and she or he works onerous. I’m so excited to work together with her on this movie. Not solely is she a musician however she’s an actress as nicely…she’s obtained chops.” Then, he additional elaborates,
The final time Swift wrote lyrics for a star UK home veteran, we obtained “This Is What You Came For.” If a studio session with Idris Elba does materialize, we’d have one other main hit on our palms.