Regarded as one of the greatest stage productions of all time, Andrew Lloyd Weber’s Cats is now ready to hit the big screen and audiences the world over will be treated to an astonishing tale of the search for rebirth and new life.
Watch the brand new trailer below:
Here’s the official synopsis:
Over the course of a single night, a tribe of cats called the Jellicles make what is known as “the Jellicle choice” and decide which cat will ascend to the Heaviside Layer and come back to a new life.
Featuring breathtaking design and a lavish scale, director Tom Hooper (The King’s Speech, Les Misérables) puts his own spin on the all-new film and this one will serve to be tremendously exciting.
Along with it’s classic, show stopping tunes, Cats has also employed a unique sense of dance and motion to capture the story of its eclectic cast of characters who include James Corden as Bustopher Jones, Judi Dench as Old Deuteronomy, Jason Derulo as Rum Tum Tugger, Idris Elba as Macavity, Jennifer Hudson as Grizabella, Ian McKellen as Gus the Theatre Cat, Taylor Swift as Bombalurina, Rebel Wilson as Jennyanydots and Francesca Hayward, principal ballerina at the Royal Ballet at Covent Garden who takes on the lead character of Victoria.
Alongside the new trailer film fans have also been treated to a new signature song for the film, “Beautiful Ghosts”, written by Taylor Swift and Andrew Lloyd Webber, and which will feature as a new part of the musical.
Get ready for plenty of fabulous, show-stopping moments when Cats arrives in cinemas on Boxing Day