"Cats" is a 2019 musical fantasy film directed by Tom Hooper.
The starring cast includes James Corden as Bustopher Jones, Judi Dench as Old Deuteronomy, Idris Elba as Macavity the Mystery Cat, Jason Derulo as Rum Tum Tugger, Jennifer Hudson as Grizabella the Glamour Cat, Ian McKellen as Gus the Theatre Cat, Francesca Hayward as Victoria the White Cat, Rebel Wilson as Jennyanydots, Taylor Swift as Bombalurina, Robbie Fairchild as Munkustrap and others.

Here are "Cats" movie trailer, plot summary, full cast and characters, release date, streaming services and everything we know so far.


Is there a trailer for Cats movie?

Universal Pictures on Tuesday, November 19, 2019 released the trailer for "Cats" you can watch here:
CATS - New Trailer.

Plot summary

What is Cats movie plot?

Here is a short review of "Cats" movie plot summary.

Victoria, a young white cat, is thrown out of a car in the streets of London in the middle of the night. The alley cats witnessing this introduce themselves to her as the "Jellicles". Two toms, meek magician Mr. Mistoffelees (Laurie Davidson) and the loyal Munkustrap (Robbie Fairchild), and two queens, the snooty Cassandra (Mette Towley) and Demeter (Daniela Norman), take Victoria under their wing and show her the world of the Jellicles as they prepare for the Jellicle Ball, an annual ceremony where cats compete to be chosen to go to the Heaviside Layer and be granted a new life.
Throughout the film, the Jellicle Ball competitors are introduced and sing about themselves: the characters include Jennyanydots (Rebel Wilson), a domestic tabby, who boosts the productivity of mice and roaches; the Rum Tum Tugger (Jason Derulo), a flirtatious tom who riles up the others; Bustopher Jones (James Corden), a bourgeois cat who boasts about his weight and shares food scraps from the garbage; Skimbleshanks the Railway Cat (Steven McRae), a tidy ginger cat who tap dances and supervises the operation of a train; Gus, an aged theatrical cat who has played some of the biggest roles in history; and Macavity, a notorious criminal capable of apparating. Macavity kidnaps the other contestants (save for Tugger) so that he can be made the Jellicle Choice by default.
Victoria also happens to meet the mischievous twins Mungojerrie (Danny Collins) and Rumpleteazer (Naoimh Morgan), who enjoy causing trouble and messing with things in the house of their human family. They convince Victoria to join in the fun but leave her tangled up in some necklaces when the family dog is alerted to their presence. Luckily, Mr. Mistoffelees comes to rescue Victoria, distracting the dog and escaping with her. They return to the group, just in time for the arrival of the tribe's wise and beloved matriarch Old Deuteronomy (Judi Dench). The Jellicle Ball commences inside the abandoned Egyptian Theatre. Victoria dances a ballet solo in the moonlight but is distracted by Cassandra harassing Grizabella, a former member of the tribe who was banished for, among other things, her past allegiance with Macavity. Victoria relates to Grizabella's feelings of abandonment. As Grizabella slinks away into the streets, Old Deuteronomy witnesses their quiet camaraderie and assures Victoria that she can become a Jellicle herself in time.


Who plays who in the Cats movie cast?

Here is the full cast and characters of "Cats" movie. Actors and actresses are sorted mostly in credits order.

James Corden  as Bustopher Jones
Judi Dench  as Old Deuteronomy
Idris Elba  as Macavity the Mystery Cat
Jason Derulo  as Rum Tum Tugger
Jennifer Hudson  as Grizabella the Glamour Cat
Ian McKellen  as Gus the Theatre Cat
Francesca Hayward  as Victoria the White Cat
Rebel Wilson  as Jennyanydots
Taylor Swift  as Bombalurina
Robbie Fairchild  as Munkustrap
Laurie Davidson  as Mr. Mistoffelees
Danny Collins  as Mungojerrie
Mette Towley  as Cassandra
Naoimh Morgan  as Rumpleteazer
Daniela Norman  as Demeter
Steven McRae  as Skimbleshanks the Railway Cat
Jaih Betote  as Coricopat
Ray Winstone  as Growltiger
Jonadette Carpio  as Syllabub
Bluey Robinson  as Alonzo
Freya Rowley  as Jellylorum
Zizi Strallen  as Tantomile
Ida Saki  as Electra
Eric Underwood  as Admetus
Cory English  as Maitre D'
Larry Bourgeois  as Plato
Laurent Bourgeois  as Socrates
Melissa Madden-Gray  as Griddlebone (as Meow Meow)
Ponciano Almeida  as Chorus
Shay Barclay  as Chorus
Samuel Baxter  as Chorus
Nicole Bondzie  as Chorus
Chrissy Brooke  as Chorus
Sharifa Butterfly  as Chorus
Jon-Scott Clark  as Chorus
Tom Clark  as Chorus
Yasmin Cogan  as Chorus
Olivia Cowley  as Chorus
Tommy Franzen  as Chorus
Yasmin Harrison  as Chorus
Kalene Jeans  as Chorus
Aaron Jenkins  as Chorus
Jaron Johnson  as Chorus
Lynn Jung  as Chorus
Kolton Krouse  as Chorus
Rufus Lacey  as Chorus
Gabrielle Lewis-Dodson  as Chorus
Benjamin Milan  as Chorus
Roxanne Milliner  as Chorus
Katie Morton-Hughes  as Chorus (as Katie Moreton-Hughes)
Muti Musafiri  as Chorus
Redmand Rance  as Chorus
Zhane Samuels  as Chorus
Corey Snide  as Chorus
Clemmie Sveaas  as Chorus
Po-Lin Tung  as Chorus
Kie Willis  as Chorus
Maggie Daniels  as Woman in Car
Olivia Brooks  as Mouse Sister
Chase Collard  as Mouse Sister
Meesha Garbett  as Mouse Sister
Harriet Turnbull  as Mouse Sister
Jamal Ahmed  as Mouse Band
Leonardo Feng  as Mouse Band
Gregory Mann  as Mouse Band
Temba Mliswa  as Mouse Band
Joel Swedensky  as Mouse Band
Erica-Jayne Alden  as Cockroach
Hannah Amin  as Cockroach
Emma Caffrey  as Cockroach
Selina Hamilton  as Cockroach
Abigayle Honeywill  as Cockroach
Bethany Huckle  as Cockroach
Ella Martine  as Cockroach
Jazz Peters  as Cockroach
Jade Albertson  as Macavity Girl
Sophie Carmen-Jones  as Macavity Girl
Chelsea Hogg  as Macavity Girl
Hannah-Faith Marram  as Macavity Girl

Release date

When is Cats movie release date?

"Cats" movie release date was scheduled to be on December 16, 2019 (Alice Tully Hall), on December 20, 2019 (United Kingdom and United States, United States), on December 25, 2019 (France, Denmark, Germany), on December 26, 2019 (Hungary) and on January 10, 2020 (Turkey) distributing by Universal Pictures International (UPI), Universal Studios, UIP-Dunafilm, NOS Audiovisuais, Sabay MVP, Toho-Towa, Tulip Entertainment, United International Pictures (UIP), Universal Films of India, Universal Pictures Argentina and HBO Max.


What are Cats filming details?

The duration of the film is 110 minutes. With a budget of $80 - 100 million, the film grossed over $75.5 million.

"Cats" movie is rated "PG", according to the MPAA film rating system.

Principal photography began on 12 December 2018, and wrapped on 2 April 2019.


What are critics and audiences saying about Cats movie?

"Cats" movie got low rating from critics. IMDB rating is 2.7/10. Rotten Tomatoes rating is 19/100. Audiences polled by CinemaScore gave the film an average grade of "C+" on a scale ranging from A+ to F.

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