Skip to main content Skip to footer site map

CATS Movie Almost Had CGI Butt Holes

The CATS movie is now available on digital home release and the ill-fated (we're not sure either?) hit adaptation of the stage musical is making headlines once again.

In one twitter exchange, someone alleged that in an early cut, all the cats in CATS had CGI buttholes which were later removed.

Would CGI buttholes improved the film? We may never know. Sound off your thoughts tweeting us @BroadwayWorld!

The film opened on December 20, 2019 and was not a box office success, making $27,166,770 domestically and $47,246,639 internationally.

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.

Regional Awards

Related Stories

More Hot Stories For You


Gustavo Dudamel Awarded the Glenn Gould PrizeGustavo Dudamel Awarded the Glenn Gould Prize
September 25, 2022

One of the world’s foremost conductors, renowned for his dynamic presence on the podium and his unwavering belief that music has the power to transform lives and change the world, Venezuelan-born conductor, violinist and music education activist Gustavo Dudamel has been chosen as the fourteenth Glenn Gould Prize Laureate.

José Rubén Romero es Recordado por su Poesía y su Literatura CostumbristaJosé Rubén Romero es Recordado por su Poesía y su Literatura Costumbrista
September 25, 2022

Novelista, diplomático y miembro de la Academia Mexicana de la Lengua, José Rubén Romero desarrolló una línea costumbrista en su escritura, su obra cumbre es La vida inútil de Pito Pérez, además de Rosenda y Desbandada; y Tacámbaro, su poema más celebre. 

Gilberto Santa Rosa to Play The Bushnell in OctoberGilberto Santa Rosa to Play The Bushnell in October
September 25, 2022

An enchanting evening of music with six-time Grammy Award-winning musician Gilberto Santa Rosa is set for October 15 at 8:00pm at The Bushnell. The Puerto Rican salsa crooner, backed by more than a dozen highly-talented musicians, returns to the stage with his ¡Camínalo! Tour.

San Diego International Film Festival to Partner with Authentic ID and All 4 Humanity Alliance for EXIT ScreeningSan Diego International Film Festival to Partner with Authentic ID and All 4 Humanity Alliance for EXIT Screening
September 25, 2022

The San Diego International Film Festival has announced their partnership with  Authentic ID and All 4 Humanity Alliance in their efforts to continue to shine a light on the issue of Human Trafficking in our community and beyond. The SDiFF has programmed the film EXIT- A JOURNEY OUT OF THE HEART OF HUMAN TRAFFICKING.

Berskhire Theatre Group to Present THE WIZARDS OF WINTER and More in Holiday Concert SeasonBerskhire Theatre Group to Present THE WIZARDS OF WINTER and More in Holiday Concert Season
September 25, 2022

Berkshire Theatre Group (BTG) and Kate Maguire (Artistic Director, CEO) have announced a festive lineup for the 2022 holiday season at The Colonial Theatre in Pittsfield.