- “Late Late Show” host and actor James Corden said in a new interview that he still hasn’t seen “Cats,” despite starring in the critically-panned film.
- “‘I haven’t seen it, I’ve heard it’s terrible,” Corden said when asked about the movie on a BBC radio show on Monday.
- “Cats” has received mostly negative reviews after it was released on Friday, even though an updated version was sent to theaters late last week.
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James Corden revealed in a new interview that he still hasn’t seen “Cats,” despite playing feline Bustopher Jones in the critically-panned film.
“I haven’t seen it, I’ve heard it’s terrible,” Corden said on a BBC Radio 2 show on Monday when asked about the project.
Corden is one of many celebrities to appear in the musical film, which follows a group of cats called the Jellicles as they sing songs and compete to be chosen for a new life in the Heaviside Layer.
Upon its release on Friday, “Cats” received mostly negative reviews from critics, who mostly took issue with the film’s uncanny special effects and bizarre concept. A new version with improved special effects was even sent to theaters on Sunday.
Some of the film’s stars have chosen to distance themselves from the maligned project in light of critic’s reviews. Taylor Swift, who plays Bombalurina in the film, told Variety in an interview published Friday that she wanted to distance her experience making the film with the final product.
“You have to dislocate the end result with your experience and you have to commit to doing it only based on what you think the experience will be and if the experience will teach you things that enrich your life,” Swift said. “So that’s exactly what I thought this would be, which is getting to work with the best dancers and performers in the world.”
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