Sir Ian McKellan Says ‘Cats’ Had Him ‘Laughing’ and ‘Gulping with Emotion’

“Extra’s” Mark Wright sat down Sir Ian McKellan, who gave him the scoop on “Cats.”

McKellan asked that audiences attend with an “open mind and heart, as I did,” revealing, “you will find yourself laughing and smiling and feeling sorry for some of the cats and then unexpectedly gulping with emotion.”

He also gushed over ballet dancer-turned-actress Francesca Hayward. Watch!

“Cats” opens in theaters December 20.

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