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Terrence Howard to star in B'way's 'Cat'

Nov. 21, 2007 at 8:25 AM   |   Comments

NEW YORK, Nov. 21 (UPI) -- Hollywood actor Terrence Howard plans to make his Broadway debut playing Brick in the upcoming African-American production of "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof."

Howard has starred in "Four Brothers," "Hustle & Flow," "The Brave One" and "August Rush."

"It's confirmed. We're there," the show's producer, Stephen Byrd, told the New York Daily News. "Terrence and I were together last week; he's on board."

Rumors are swirling that Phylicia Rashad, Giancarlo Esposito and James Earl Jones may also join director Debbie Allen's production of the Tennessee Williams drama.

Sources told the Daily News Anika Noni Rose and Kerry Washington are in the running for the role of Maggie the Cat.

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