Andrew Lloyd Webber has sided with critics and audiences of the movie version of his musical Cats, calling it 'ridiculous'.
Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber 'begged' the team behind 'Cats' to make changes to a scene featuring James Corden's Bustopher Jones.
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One of the visual effects crew on Tom Hooper's disastrous Cats movie has confirmed the horrifying rumours of a cut of the movie littered with cat bumholes.
It's not the first time Rebel Wilson has used an awards show gig to ridicule her own work in 'Cats'.
The comedian made sure he went out with a bang as he hosted the ceremony for the fifth and final time.
Wood filmed her sweary response to Tom Hooper's widely derided adaptation of the Andrew Lloyd Webber musical 'Cats'.
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The big-screen version of the Andrew Lloyd Webber musical has come in for a mauling from critics.
Judi Dench said that her character in “Cats,” Old Deuteronomy, is actually transgender.In an interview with Out magazine, Dench recalled how she was forced to drop out of a stage production of “Cats” from 1981 in London’s West End.When the interviewer, who is transgender, pointed out that her character is traditionally played by a man on stage, Dench noted that the male actor Brian Blessed played the role in the 1981 production.“[It was] nerve wracking, because all I can hear is Brian Blessed all the time in the production that I wasn’t able to be in,” Dench said. “Totally unexpected, it was. I kind of call it ‘trans Deuteronomy,’ is the part for me. But it was lovely to be led about and be an aged, old cat.”Also Read: 'Cats' Poor Reception Prompts Universal to Send an 'Improved,' Updated Version to TheatersDench’s character is a wise, older cat who judges other cats in the annual Jellicle Ball. The cats have a chance to ascend to the Heaviside Layer and be reborn in a new life if they are chosen.Dench was meant to portray the characters Grizabella the Glamour Cat and Jennyanydots the Old Gumbie Cat in the 1981 production in London, but she was forced to leave the play after she snapped an Achilles tendon.“Cats” is in theaters now. Check out video of Dench’s interview via Out.Read original story Judi Dench Says Her Character in ‘Cats’ Is Trans At TheWrap
Universal Pictures notified theaters that the studio will provide an updated version of Tom Hooper's Andrew Lloyd Webber adaptation.
The film version of the classic musical has received a few tweaks after its initial release this week.
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Director Tom Hooper opens up about the backlash to 'Cats', and admits that they altered its visual effects as a result.
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