Well, did you know it was today that the trailer of Cats will be dropped? Well Taylor Swift, the main lead in the film, had been dropping clues here and there.
And finally, it is here, welcomed by a million viewers worldwide. Give this a spin.
What Do We Know So Far?
1. It’s a musical through and through. And if you like the idea of protagonists breaking into a sequence of singing and dancing at every chance they get, then this movie is for you.
2. It’s all about stellar star cast. In the leads, you’re going to see Taylor Swift (thanks to her, she has created a lot of buzz for this one with her single tweet!), Idris Elba, Jennifer Hudson, Rebel Wilson, Ian McKellen, and Judi Dench.
3. The movie is a cine-version of the early ’80s Broadway stage show, Inspired by poetry collection of T.S. Eliot – Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats.
4. The story is about how a group of felines, known as the Jellicles, decide who would go to the Heaviside Layer and return to a better, new life. The 9 lives of a cat and all, you know.
5. Unlike in the original show where characters just slipped into their catsuits, director Tony Hooper has chosen to use stylised CGI and motion-capture technology to portray the cats which will either look life-like or a cross between a cat and a human! And this generated all kinds of reactions from the Internet. Here are some tweets…
Amusing or annoying? Awesome or nah? What do you think?