Andrew Lloyd Webber has told the Donald Trump campaign to scrub his "Memory," joining a growing list of musical artists -- from Neil Young to the Rolling Stones -- who object to the playing of their songs at Trump rallies. "Excellent news!!," tweeted actress Betty Buckley, who played the "Memory"-singing role of Grizabella in the […]
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The Oscar winning actress's daughter Finty Williams posted a video of Dench in a fluffy dog hat, looking into the camera to provide a sweet reminder to everyone.
"Cats" is now on streaming. Seth Rogen live-tweeted it high (natch) amid fan calls to #ReleasetheButtholeCut.
“Cats” won the “honor” of the Worst Picture prize of 2019 from the Razzies, and John Travolta and Hilary Duff were deemed to have given the worst performances of the year.The Universal musical film “Cats” also picked up Razzies for Rebel Wilson for Worst Supporting Actress, James Corden for Worst Supporting Actor, Worst Director Tom Hooper and Worst Screenplay for Hooper and Lee Hall. The film also won for Worst Screen Combo for what the awards cattily described as “any two half-feline/half-human hairballs” from the film.Travolta won for both his work in “The Fanatic” and “Trading Paint,” and Duff won for her film “The Haunting of Sharon Tate,” in which she played the iconic ’60s starlet in a horror film.Also Read: Judi Dench Hasn't Seen 'Cats' - But She's Amused by Her Razzie Nom for Worst Supporting ActressSylvester Stallone’s (hopefully) final turn as Rambo in “Rambo: Last Blood” also picked up a pair of prizes for Worst Remake, Rip-Off or Sequel and Worst Reckless Disregard for Human Life and Public Property.Eddie Murphy was snubbed at the Oscars themselves for his work in “Dolemite Is My Name,” but he beat out Adam Sandler for the Razzies’ Redeemer Award, which recognizes strong performances from past honorees of the Razzies.The 40th edition of the Razzie Awards was meant to be broadcast last Saturday, but the presentation was canceled due to the coronavirus outbreak. Not only that, the awards generally take place the day before the Oscars but were delayed because the Academy Awards moved to early February for their earliest date on the awards calendar ever.The Razzies released a video announcing the winners, which you can see above. And the full list of Razzie Awards is below:WORST PICTURE“Cats”WORST ACTORJohn Travolta / “The Fanatic” & “Trading Paint”WORST ACTRESSHilary Duff / “The Haunting of Sharon Tate”WORST SUPPORTING ACTRESSRebel Wilson / “Cats”WORST SUPPORTING ACTORJames Corden / “Cats”WORST SCREEN COMBOAny Two Half-Feline/Half-Human Hairballs / “Cats”WORST SCREENPLAY“Cats” / Screenplay by Lee Hall and Tom HooperWORST DIRECTORTom Hooper / “Cats”WORST REMAKE, RIP-OFF or SEQUEL“Rambo: Last Blood”WORST RECKLESS DISREGARD for HUMAN LIFE and PUBLIC PROPERTY“Rambo: Last Blood”RAZZIE® REDEEMER AWARDEddie Murphy / “Dolemite Is My Name”Read original story ‘Cats’ Wins Razzie Award for Worst Picture, John Travolta Wins Worst Actor At TheWrap
Like Thor's computer-generated hammer raining down on his enemies, Hollywood's Visual Effects Society is speaking out against last night's Academy Awards telecast for making them the butt of a joke. In a scathing statement, the group of more than 4,000 artisans expressed offense over the presentation of the Oscar for best visual effects -- which […]
"Parasite" made history at the 92nd Academy Awards; Steve Martin, Chris Rock and a couple stars of "Cats" brought the laughs; and Eminem brought down the house.
Hollywood officially crowned a new global box office champ in 2019, as "Avengers: Endgame" edged past "Avatar" to become the highest-grossing movie in history. But while there was much joy in the MCU, back in our world there’s evidence that Hollywood at large kind of struck out.
Monday AM Update: Disney hasn't reported its final figure yet, but industry estimates show a Sunday of $40.25M for Disney's Rise of Skywalker, -15% from Sunday's $47.5M for an opening weekend around $177.3M. While that's a lot of popcorn and turnstile spinning for exhibition at a time of year when folks are distracted with holiday shopping and […]
Judi Dench said that her character in “Cats,” Old Deuteronomy, is actually transgender.In an interview with Out magazine, Dench recalled how she was forced to drop out of a stage production of “Cats” from 1981 in London’s West End.When the interviewer, who is transgender, pointed out that her character is traditionally played by a man on stage, Dench noted that the male actor Brian Blessed played the role in the 1981 production.“[It was] nerve wracking, because all I can hear is Brian Blessed all the time in the production that I wasn’t able to be in,” Dench said. “Totally unexpected, it was. I kind of call it ‘trans Deuteronomy,’ is the part for me. But it was lovely to be led about and be an aged, old cat.”Also Read: 'Cats' Poor Reception Prompts Universal to Send an 'Improved,' Updated Version to TheatersDench’s character is a wise, older cat who judges other cats in the annual Jellicle Ball. The cats have a chance to ascend to the Heaviside Layer and be reborn in a new life if they are chosen.Dench was meant to portray the characters Grizabella the Glamour Cat and Jennyanydots the Old Gumbie Cat in the 1981 production in London, but she was forced to leave the play after she snapped an Achilles tendon.“Cats” is in theaters now. Check out video of Dench’s interview via Out.Read original story Judi Dench Says Her Character in ‘Cats’ Is Trans At TheWrap
Despite mixed reviews and concerns of franchise fatigue, the force is still strong with "Star Wars." "The Rise of Skywalker" turbocharged the box office this weekend as the ninth installment set in a galaxy far, far away generated a massive $176 million in U.S. theaters and $374 million globally. Those domestic ticket sales didn't come […]
Universal Pictures notified theaters that the studio will provide an updated version of Tom Hooper's Andrew Lloyd Webber adaptation.
"Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker" will crush the box office this weekend with an enormous $195 million after taking in $90 million on Friday. "The Rise of Skywalker's" Friday total represents the sixth-highest opening day of all time, behind "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2," which generated $91 million when it opened […]
Taylor Swift’s original song for her upcoming movie, "Cats," won’t be a 2020 Oscar contender after all.
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It’s been four months since the first trailer for "Cats" sent Twitter into a feline-frenzy, with reactions ranging from open-mouthed shock to furry-ious anticipation. Now we’ve actually seen with our own very eyes a fresh look at Tom Hooper’s ensemble of Jellicle cats.
Universal Pictures drops a first look at Tom Hooper’s adaptation of the seminal broadway musical "Cats," featuring CG fur-covered actors as the titular felines.
Frankie Muniz's horribly bad week has turned around — with an engagement.
<strong>EXCLUSIVE: </strong>Count <a href="https://deadline.com/tag/rebel-wilson/" id="auto-tag_rebel-wilson">Rebel Wilson</a> in as part of Tom Hooper’s upcoming feature adaptation of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s musical <em><a href="https://deadline.com/tag/cats/" id="auto-tag_cats">Cats</a> </em>for <a href="https://deadline.com/tag/universal/" id="auto-tag_universal">Universal</a> and <a href="https://deadline.com/tag/working-title/" id="auto-tag_working-title">Working Title</a>. Wilson will portray the old Gumbie cat Jennyanydots, who has a reputation for being lazy. In <em>Cats </em>lore she’s known to spend her days seeking out the warm and sunny spots where she sits, and sits, and sits, and sleeps as the hours tick by. But when the moon rises, she’s alive and bakes and fries, and teaches the mice…