I finally managed to watch this ballet movie, even though it was released in spring 2019. Most ballet lovers know the story about the defection of Rudolf Nureyev to the West at the Paris airport after a tour of Europe by the Kirov ballet company. That defection was the start of his incredible career as he rose to become the first ballet superstar in the world.
„The new Cats movie famously features artists new to musical theater, from Royal Ballet principal Francesca Hayward to commercial dance sensations Les Twins to, you know, Taylor Swift.“ source dancemagazine.com.
Steven McRae, Principal Dancer of The Royal Ballet, has joined the cast of Universal Pictures in the role of Skimbleshanks.