Idris Elba Says He Wants to Collaborate With &#zero39;Cats&#zero39; Co-Star Taylor Swift

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Idris Elba had nothing however type phrases for his Cats co-star and Golden Globes co-presenter Taylor Swift on Sunday evening (Jan. 6). Shortly after he took the stage on the awards present with Swift, Elba spoke to Access' Scott Evans and defined that he's identified the singer for "a few years" and that their upcoming roles within the big-screen remake of Cats would possibly shock folks. 

"We're cool, you realize? She's a great woman, she's an incredible artist," Elba stated. "She's acquired a extremely good coronary heart and he or she works arduous. I'm so excited to work along with her on this movie. Not solely is she a musician however she's an actress as properly...she's acquired chops. She holds her personal, little question. It comes pure to her."

Elba, who's slated to DJ at this yr's Coachella, even teased that he would possibly attempt to pull off the final word cross-over with the singer. "This yr's been wonderful, as a result of I get to play and make music much more and I'm hoping that...I would get Taylor and I to do a track. I imply, that may be nice," he stated.

Swift, Elba, Jennifer Hudson, James Corden, Jason Derulo, Rebel Wilson and Ian McKellen are slated to hit the large display screen on Dec. 20 within the film model of Andrew Lloyd Webber's musical. Swift will reportedly play the function of flirty feminine cat Bombalurina, who sings the track "Macavity: The Mystery Cat,", whereas Elba is slated to play Macavity, a grasp prison. Swift's earlier on-screen appearances embrace taking part in Audrey within the 2012 animated film The Lorax and a co-starring function in 2014's The Giver

Watch the interview with Elba beneath.