Two ‘Cats’ producers have shot to the defence of the film’s trailer.
Eric Fellner has put a optimistic spin on the backlash, by mentioning 100 million folks have watched the teaser for the massive display screen adaptation of the musical, whereas Tim Bevan insists there was a ”fairly strong” response from those that know what the movie is all about.
He stated: ”They have been most likely individuals who did not know ‘Cats’ and the actual fact is that they have been both anticipating one thing animated or one thing that was on 4 legs.
”Among individuals who know ‘Cats’ the response was fairly strong.”
Eric is quoted by Variety as saying: ”The actuality is that 100 million folks or extra noticed the trailer, and, sure, there have been some folks that did not prefer it, and as is the world we dwell in, those that did not prefer it have been essentially the most vociferous.”
It comes after the film’s director Tom Hooper admitted the backlash to the trailer caught him unexpectedly.
He stated: ”I used to be simply fascinated as a result of I did not suppose it was controversial in any respect. So it was fairly entertaining. ‘Cats’ was apparently the number-one trending matter on this planet, for a very good few hours not less than.
”We’d solely completed filming in March, so all of the visible results (within the trailer) have been at fairly an early stage.
”Possibly there have been, within the extremity in a number of the responses, some clues in learn how to maintain evolving (the manufacturing).
”When you watch the completed movie, you may see that a number of the designs of the cats have moved on since then, and positively our understanding of learn how to use the know-how to make them has gone up, too.”
The movie options an all-star solid together with Taylor Swift, James Corden and Dame Judi Dench.
Taylor, who performs Bombalurina within the movie, lately admitted that she liked the ”weirdness” of ‘Cats’, saying: ”I actually had a tremendous time with ‘Cats’. I believe I liked the weirdness of it.
”I liked how I felt I’d by no means get one other alternative to be like this in my life.”