(LONDON) — It’s been a year since the movie hit theaters, but the claws are still out for the live-action version of CATS.
Now, Andrew Lloyd Webber, the Tony-winning creator of the hit Broadway musical on which the movie is based is speaking up — and no, he didn’t like it either.
“The problem with the film was that [director] Tom Hooper decided that he didn’t want anybody involved in it who was involved in the original show,” Webber told The Sunday Times of London in a new interview. “The whole thing was ridiculous.”
The live-action film that starred Taylor Swift, Judi Dench, Idris Elba, and Rebel Wilson was panned upon its trailer’s release, and became a pricey flop for Universal before it swept the Razzie Awards and became a punchline at the Oscars.[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U_O8DN1CY_E&w=640&h=360]
By Stephen Iervolino
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