Seth Rogen has live-tweeted his first viewing of Cats while in self-isolation.
The Canadian-American actor, 37, updated his 8.3 million Twitter followers as he got “pretty stoned” and watched the big screen adaptation of Lord Andrew Lloyd Webber’s stage musical.
In a stream of consciousness-style thread, the comic described the much-derided film as “truly trippy”.
Iâm pretty stoned and watching Cats. Iâve never seen the broadway show. It is truly trippy. Am I supposed to know what a Jellicle is? Theyâve said it 200,000 times but I donât know whatâs happening haha.— Seth Rogen (@Sethrogen) March 18, 2020
He said: “I’m pretty stoned and watching Cats. I’ve never seen the broadway show. It is truly trippy.
“Am I supposed to know what a Jellicle is? They’ve said it 200,000 times but I don’t know what’s happening haha.
“Also the scale is bizarre. The behind the scenes features, which are amazing, said the set is 2.5 times scale but that would mean cats are like 60 pounds in real life!”
Rogen joined celebrities including Taylor Swift and Lady Gaga in sharing their experience of self-isolation amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Judi dench looks the most cuddly.— Seth Rogen (@Sethrogen) March 18, 2020
As the film continued Rogen, best known for films including Superbad, Knocked Up and Pineapple Express, appeared to become increasingly confused.
“These cats are like 2 feet tall in this world. That’s a huge f****** cat,” he said.
His subsequent posts questioned why Sir Ian McKellen’s character appeared to have human fingers, and noted that: “Judi dench looks the most cuddly.”
Rogen signed off by saying: “Alright I’m turning this off and watching 90 day fiance. Good night. Stay clean as f***.
Cats recently won six prizes at the 40th Golden Raspberry Awards, which “honour” the worst in film each year, including the award for worst picture.