With a star-studded forged that included Judi Dench, Ian McKellen, Idris Elba, Taylor Swift, James Corden, Insurgent Wilson, Jennifer Hudson, Francesa Hayward, and Jason Derulo, the anticipation for Tom Hooper’s adaptation of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s acclaimed musical Cats was sky-high. As we all know, the Cats film turned out to be a box-office bomb that acquired completely ravaged by critics, and it seems that Andrew Lloyd Webber wasn’t an enormous fan both, a lot in order that he went out and purchased a canine.
In a current Variety function, Andrew Lloyd Webber stated that the rights to Cats have been initially bought to Amblin with the intention that Stephen Spielberg can be directing an animated film primarily based on the musical. As we all know, that didn’t occur, and the movie proved to be disastrous.
‘Cats’ was off-the-scale all improper. There wasn’t actually any understanding of why the music ticked in any respect. I noticed it and I simply thought, ‘Oh, God, no.’ It was the primary time in my 70-odd years on this planet that I went out and purchased a canine. So the one good factor to come back out of it’s my little Havanese pet.
Andrew Lloyd Webber’s canine quickly turned a relentless companion and he even discovered a method to preserve the canine with him when he flies. “I wrote off and stated I wanted him with me always as a result of I’m emotionally broken and I should have this remedy canine,” Webber stated. “The airline wrote again and stated, ‘Are you able to show that you really want him?’ And I stated ‘Sure, simply see what Hollywood did to my musical Cats. Then the approval got here again with a observe saying, ‘No physician’s report required.’” Andrew Lloyd Webber has previously referred to as the Cats film “ridiculous,” saying that “the issue with the movie was that Tom Hooper determined that he didn’t need anyone concerned in it who was concerned within the unique present.”