The most recent trailer for the upcoming film musical “Cats” appears extra hiss-terical than hiss-trionic.
Fur certain, the movie adaptation of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Broadway musical takes a much less darkish strategy than the terrifying teaser released over the summer, with lighthearted antics by James Corden and Insurgent Wilson serving to to set a much less furr-ocious tone. And as belle of the furball Previous Deuteronomy, Dame Judi Dench’s tone is extra soothing than sin-hiss-ter.
“Tonight is a magical night, where I choose the cat that deserves a new life,” she intones. In the meantime, Francesca Hayward’s younger feline, Victoria, takes on a hopeful gaze when she’s advised “the most deserving cat will be reborn into another life, so they can be who they’ve always dreamed to be.”
Nonetheless, not everyone seems to be eager on these CGI-enhanced kitties.
“#Cats is going to be the weirdest, most mind-boggling movie of the year of our lord 2019,” said one Twitter user, including that the clip could have “officially heralded the beginning of the apocalypse.”
The Tom Hooper-directed movie, out Dec. 20, additionally stars a jazz-hands-ing Idris Elba, Jason Derulo, Ian McKellen and Taylor Swift, who wrote a song for the film. And Oscar winner Jennifer Hudson (“Dreamgirls”) takes on the function of Grizabella and, in fact, has the distinction of belting out the present’s signature track, “Memories.”