CATS AVAILABLE ON BLU-RAY APRIL 7, 2020 FROM UNIVERSAL PICTURES HOME ENTERTAINMENT
February 13, 2020
SYNOPSIS: Oscar®-winning director Tom Hooper reimagines Andrew Lloyd Webber's record-shattering musical. Starring James Corden, Judi Dench, Jason Derulo, Idris Elba, Jennifer Hudson, Ian McKellen, Taylor Swift, Rebel Wilson and introducing Royal Ballet principal Francesca Hayward. With a world-class cast of dancers showcasing styles from classical ballet to contemporary, hip-hop to jazz, street dance to tap, this film reimagines the stage musical for a new generation. You will believe in the fun and magic of CATS.
BONUS FEATURES ON BLU-RAY™?, DVD and digital:
- Making Music - Andrew Lloyd Webber conceived this iconic musical almost 40 years ago. The stars of CATS will talk about the maestro’s artistry and how his music has stood the test of time.
- Singing Live - Hear from the star studded talent and filmmakers as they explore what it was like to sing, dance, and act for live performance in front of the camera.
- Cat School - Enroll in animal academics at Cat School. Step behind the scenes and watch as the cast speak about their experiences learning how to move and embody their roles as felines.
- Making Macavity - Navigate your way through an immersive 360º video as the conniving cat duo, Idris Elba and Taylor Swift, master the iconic “Macavity" musical number.
- 9 Lives: The Cast of Cats - Get whisked away into the biggest numbers in CATS. Watch as our A-List cast enjoy their time on set among some rich, colorful worlds that the filmmakers brought to life at Leavesden Studios.
- The Dancers – Come along as we meet some of the world renowned, most talented dancers of CATS with host "Frankie" Hayward of the London Royal Ballet.
- The Art of Dance - Andy Blankenbuehler choreographs stories that leave his audience wanting more. Watch as he was able to make dance a language in and of itself for the cast of CATS.
- Scaling Up - The world of CATS is scaled 2.5 times to that of our human perspective. Tom Hooper and his team describe the challenges they faced as they created a larger than life reality.
- A Director’s Journey - Listen to the cast and crew as they share how director, Tom Hooper, truly captured lightning in a bottle throughout this film.
- A Little Magic
CATS will be available on Blu-ray™ combo pack, which includes Blu-ray™, DVD and Digital.
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A Film By: Tom Hooper
Starring: James Corden, Judi Dench, Jason Derulo, Idris Elba, Jennifer Hudson, Ian McKellen, Taylor Swift, Rebel Wilson, Francesca Hayward
Music Supervisor: Becky Bentham
Choreography By: Andy Blakenbuehler
Costume Designer: Paco Delgado
Edited By: Melanie Ann Oliver
Production Designer: Eve Stewart
Director of Photography: Christopher Ross
Executive Produced By: Andrew Lloyd Webber, Angela Morrison, Liza Chasin, Jo Burn
Based on the Stage Musical ‘Cats’ By: Andrew Lloyd Webber
Based on the Poems ‘Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats’ By: T.S. Eliot
Originally Produced for the London Stage By: Cameron Mackintosh and The Really Useful Group
Screenplay By: Lee Hall, Tom Hooper
Produced By: Debra Hayward, Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner, Tom Hooper
Directed By: Tom Hooper
TECHNICAL INFORMATION BLU-RAY™?:
Street Date: April 7, 2020
Selection Number: 61201961 (US) / 61210471 (CDN)
Aspect Ratio: Widescreen 16:9 2.39:1
Rating: PG for some rude and suggestive humor.
Subtitles: English, French European, Latin American Spanish
Languages/Sound: English (Dolby Atmos, French Canadian (Dolby Digital Plus 5.1), Latin American Spanish (Dolby Digital Plus 5.1)
Run Time: 1:50:01