"Cats" composer says film version was so bad, he bought a dog

The musical movie “Cats” straight away changed into a field workplace flop when it hit theaters in 2019. It has impressed numerous memes and jokes, and now, Andrew Lloyd Webber, who composed the unique manufacturing of “Cats,” is becoming a member of in at the complaint, announcing the movie is so dangerous, it made him get a “treatment canine.” 

In an interview with Selection, Lloyd Webber stated the film was once “off-the-scale all unsuitable.” 

“There wasn’t truly any figuring out of why the song ticked in any respect. I noticed it and I simply concept, ‘Oh, God, no,'” Lloyd Webber instructed Selection. “It was once the primary time in my 70-odd years on the earth that I went out and acquired a canine. So the only excellent factor to come back out of it’s my little Havanese pet.” 

The unique manufacturing of “Cats” is among the longest-running displays in London West Finish and Broadway historical past, in keeping with the musical’s site. The manufacturing is in keeping with T.S. Eliot’s Outdated Possum’s Guide of Sensible Cats, and revolves round a gaggle of junkyard cats competing to ascend to a brand new, higher lifestyles. 

The musical manufacturing received a Tony Award, however the 2019 film depiction, which starred Jennifer Hudson, Taylor Swift, Jason Derulo, James Corden, Idris Elba, Judi Dench and Ian McKellen, gained deficient evaluations. The film has a 2.7 out of 10 ranking on IMDB, and 20% out of 100 on Rotten Tomatoes, which stated on its site the film is a “clawful mistake that can go away maximum audience begging to be put out in their mew-sery.” 

Lloyd Webber instructed Selection that he and his canine have turn into hooked up, and that he has instructed one airline that his dog spouse is a treatment canine in order that he can take it on a flight to New York. 

“I stated I wanted him with me always as a result of I am emotionally broken and I should have this treatment canine,” Lloyd Webber stated. When the airline requested him to end up he wanted the canine aboard, he replied, “Sure, simply see what Hollywood did to my musical ‘Cats.'” 

Together with his clarification, Lloyd Webber stated, the airline gave their approval with a observe announcing, “No physician’s document required.” 

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