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The Internet Is Hyped Up at the Mere Suggestion of a Cats Movie Trailer

The internet loves cats!

Taylor Swift performs at the Z100's iHeartRadio Jingle Ball 2017 at Madison Square Garden on December 7, 2017 in New York. / AFP PHOTO / ANGELA WEISS (Photo credit should read ANGELA WEISS/AFP/Getty Images)

Okay, I hate Cats—not the animal; I love them. I’m talking about the Andrew Lloyd Webber musical that has very little plot and is filled with adults dressed up like cats running around the stage and getting too close to the audience. That being said, I’m still interested in this movie version of the musical.

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Why? Because why is this even happening? Like, I’ve made it through most my life without having to see it, and now I’m so curious about what this movie would even be that I’m actually excited about this trailer dropping. If you think I’m being too harsh on Cats, just Google it.

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Twitter though, much like myself, seems to have a morbid fascination with the movie. First, it started with Taylor Swift posting about it, because she’s in the movie and why not?

From there, Twitter got weirdly excited about it, and maybe they’re not all the same kind of excited that I am, but still, we’re all in this together.

Is this movie going to be a mess? Yes, there are a bunch of people dressed up like cats singing about being cats, but that doesn’t mean I’m not going to be the opening night and begging to see more of Jason Derulo as Rum Tum Tugger. (Yes, that is a real casting choice happening in this movie, and yes, I did yell, “What?” out loud.)

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Rachel Leishman
Rachel Leishman (She/Her) is an Assistant Editor at the Mary Sue. She's been a writer professionally since 2016 but was always obsessed with movies and television and writing about them growing up. A lover of Spider-Man and Wanda Maximoff's biggest defender, she has interests in all things nerdy and a cat named Benjamin Wyatt the cat. If you want to talk classic rock music or all things Harrison Ford, she's your girl but her interests span far and wide. Yes, she knows she looks like Florence Pugh.

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