Questlove to direct live-action adaptation of The Aristocats

The Summer of Soul director will make his feature film directing debut with a live-action/hybrid reimagining of the 1970 animated musical, according to Deadline. The original followed a family of Parisian felines who learned that they would inherit a fortune from their owner, before a jealous butler kidnapped them and dumped them in the country. After news broke of Questlove's involvement in the remake, the musician and filmmaker shared Deadline's story on his Instagram page. He wrote in the caption: