“I am a cat now and somehow that was everything.”
The trailer, which runs more than two minutes, gives us the first look at Taylor in character as Bombalurina: We see her lying in a hammock, sprinkling catnip from a sequined canister.
We also see Judi Dench, Ian McKellen, Jason Derulo, Idris Elba, James Corden and Rebel Wilson all digitally covered in fur, yet still recognizable, dancing and doing cat-like things in London, which seems enormous because everything is seen from a cat’s point of view.
Jennifer Hudson, as Grizabella, belts out the movie’s best-known number, “Memory.
Based on the wildly popular musical of the same name, CATS follows a group of “Jellicle cats,” who vie to be selected by their leader, Old Deuteronomy, to travel to the “Heaviside layer” to start a new life.
CATS hits movie theaters December 20.
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