Cats movie: Taylor Swift, Jennifer Hudson and Jason Derulo star

Taylor Swift behind the scenes of Cats

Fans have reacted with bafflement after the first trailer for Taylor Swift's Cats was unveiled.

Tom Hooper, of The King's Speech and Les Miserables fame, is the director, based on a screenplay co-written by him and Rocketman's Lee Hall.

"DO NOT smoke weed and watch the Cats trailer", advised comedian Whitney Cummings. We've got Taylor Swift!

Cats stars James Corden, Judi Dench, Jason Derulo, Idris Elba, Jennifer Hudson, Ian McKellen, Taylor Swift, Rebel Wilson and introduces Royal Ballet principal dancer Francesca Hayward in her feature film debut. It tells the story of a bunch of, well, cats, who congregate at a ball to decide who will live and who will die.

And I have to say that after all those rumours of expensive motion capture and big sets to bring the actors and their feline characters to life, that the results are - interesting. These included just how weirdly small the cats appear, their unusual 'sexy breasts,' the confusing 'fur coats,' and most of all their creepy mutant human/cat faces. The Cats look like.cat-type people?

It wasn't enough that the fever dream that is Andrew Lloyd Webber's Cats ran for 593 performances on Broadway and became a meme-generating machine.

It is based on the musical of the same name, which in turn was based on Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats by T. S. Eliot. Judi, in her interview in the clip, remembered how she was cast in the original London production of Cats, and had to back out due to an injury.

Someone on Twitter said they felt a "jumble of emotions ranging from horror to befuddlement"! What do you think about the costumes?

Let us know in the comments.

Related News:



Most liked

Powerful quake shakes Greek capital of Athens
Gerasimos Papadopoulos, the senior seismologist at the Geodynamics Institute said Friday's quake was felt across southern Greece. Those in Greece commented on social media in the aftermath that it was very strong and that people felt heavy shaking.

City To Ban Gendered Language Like "Manhole"
NBC also reported that city council member Rigel Robinson, the youngest member of the council, orchestrated the new ordinance . Instead of " manpower ", city code must now say either " human effort " or "workforce".

Airline Sorry for Sharing 'Fact' About 'Safest' Seats in Crash
DutchNews.nl has contacted KLM for comment. "This may involve a request to a mother to cover her breast", she added. KLM's response prompted Twitter users to ask other airlines if their stance on breastfeeding is similar.

Khan claims Pacquiao has agreed Saudi Arabia bout
Asked what will happen if Pacquiao loses to Thurman, Khan added: "I still think it's a big fight out there". But Pacquiao's spokesperson Fred Sternberg told BBC Sport: "Manny has not signed any contract".

Kieran Trippier joins Atletico
Defenders Diego Godin , Filipe Luis and Lucas Hernandez have left, while Brazilian pair Renan Lodi and Felipe has already signed. By joining them, Trippier becomes a rarity in that he is a Brit who is now going to be playing overseas .

Zimbabwe’s participation in World T20 qualifiers in doubt after ICC suspension
The Croatia, Morocco and Zambia Cricket Union have both also been suspended for continuing to be non compliant. At the ICC meeting, it was all decided that Concussion replacements will also be introduced.

Top Gun: Maverick first trailer released
Your kind is heading for extinction", Harris added, hinting at the military's move to drone-based remotely controlled craft. In addition to Cruise and Kilmer, the movie stars Kelly McGillis, Anthony Edwards , Tom Skerritt, and Michael Ironside.

Kim Kardashian Thanks Trump for Helping with A$AP Rocky's Case
Embassy in Sweden and ask that everyone continues showing their support to help us in this process of getting justice for Rocky". Sources told TMZ Kardashian filled Kushner in on ASAP Rocky's situation, and he went directly to the president.

United States warship downs Iranian drone in Hormuz Strait
Since May, six oil tankers have been damaged in attacks in the Gulf of Oman that the United States has blamed on Iran. Rouhani said his country is ready to negotiate with the United States if Washington lifts its economic sanctions.

Bank of America's Q2 profits beat forecasts
In Bank of America's trading division, revenue dropped to $3.27 billion, slightly less than the average estimate of $3.32 billion. Profit in its global banking division declined 9% to $1.93 billion on a drop in capital markets deals.

Big-Money Donors Like Buttigieg, Harris, Biden
Booker, too , will likely see an opportunity to hit Biden over his past comments about working with segregationist senators. Biden, Buttigieg, Harris, Sanders and Warren have solidified their place on the stage by attaining both qualifiers.

Beyoncé features Shatta Wale on "The Lion King: The Gift" album
Wizkid is featured on a song titled Brown Skin Girl alongside Beyonce's first child, Blue Ivy Carter, Beyonce , and Saint Jhn . They've told us, we are gonna be on that tour ( SM team)", he said.

Samsung Galaxy S11 could get a significant power boost
These cubes, like the previous ones ( LPDDR4X ), are based on the second-generation chip manufactured in 10 nm lithography. The Korean giant plans to mass-produce 12-gigabyte (GB) LPDDR5 packages by the end of this month.

Preview Lil Wayne’s ‘Old Town Road’ Remix
It ain't even about the music no more ", Young Thug told No Jumper . "Soon as the song comes on everybody's like "this gay ass n***a".

Deputies: Florida man tied up wife’s lover, cut off man’s genitals
He started tying his neighbor up and then threatened to murder him if he resisted or caused a scene, according to police. Deputies found and arrested Bonilla at around 3 p.m.at the Alliance Dairies in Brandford, where he works, WCJP reported.