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Hugh Jackman says he was offered a role in ‘Cats’

Hugh Jackman was approached  by director Tom Hooper for his musical fantasy film ‘Cats’ but the “Wolverine” star turned down the offer due to his busy schedule.

The film turned out be a box office disaster with fans and critics alike ridiculing everything about the movie.

The film featured Dame Judi Dench, Sir Ian McKellen, Taylor Swift, Idris Elba, James Corden and Jennifer Hudson in the important roles.

According to a report, Hugh Jackman was approached by Cats director Tom Hooper to get involved but he turned down the offer since he was too busy.

‘You know, Tom rang me early on because we did Les Mis together, and there were a couple of options there based on availability and time, and I really… yeah, I just wasn’t available at the time,’ The Daily Beast quoted the actor as saying.

Hugh had appeared in Tom ‘s critically-acclaimed 2012 adaptation of musical Les Miserables.

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