Tom Hooper, who directed The King’s Speech, is taking on the musical with Billy Elliot’s Lee Hall writing the screenplay. Not to mention, the team behind 2012’s Les Mis is producing the movie, reports NME. In other words, this project is in great hands.
Hudson is slated to play Grizabella in the upcoming film. No confirmed news yet as to who Swift, McKellen, and Corden will play.