The Jellicle Ball approaches.
A sneak peek at the film adaptation of Cats—offering a first glimpse at the movie take on Andrew Lloyd Webber and T. S. Eliot’s famed four-legged creatures—dropped July 18. Watch the trailer below.
The trailer gifts us the first footage of the all-star company in all their feline (while still eerily human) glory, achieved through the use of motion capture techniques director Tom Hooper refers to as "Digital Fur Technology."
Meanwhile, Oscar winner Jennifer Hudson belts out the phenomenon's anthemic "Memory" as Grizabella over a series of vibrant shots featuring oversized furniture, dayglo cat-friendly hangouts, and more.
The Universal Pictures title arrives in movie theatres December 20 with a cast that also includes Taylor Swift as Bombalurina, Judi Dench as Old Deuteronomy, Jason Derulo as Rum Tum Tugger, Idris Elba as Macavity, Rebel Wilson as Jennyanydots, and recent Tony Awards host James Corden as Bustopher Jones.