The first trailer for the movie based on the ‘Cats’ musical just dropped, and you’ll want to prepare yourself for something special

Taylor Swift ... as a cat.

Taylor Swift … as a cat.
Universal Pictures
  • Universal Pictures is releasing a “Cats” movie based on the Broadway musical this winter and the first trailer is here.
  • The adaptation has a star-studded cast of Taylor Swift, Jason Derulo, James Corden, Jennifer Hudson, Ian McKellen, and Judi Dench.
  • The Andrew Lloyd Webber musical follows a group of cats called the Jellicles as they decide which feline should get the honor of going to “Heaviside Layer” aka heaven.
  • People are having intense reactions to the trailer. There are also plenty of memes and jokes.
  • “Cats” is in theaters December 20. Watch the trailer below.