Josie and the Pussycats Josie and the Pussycats (2001) - Trailer #1 - Directed by Harry Elfont and starring Alan Cumming, Gabriel Mann, Paulo Costanzo, Tom Butler, Alexander Martin. They’re three small-time girls with big-time dreams. The comic-book rockers go live-action in this music-business parody. Josie and her pussycats, Melody and Valerie, think they’ve hit it big when they get a call from record-company executive Alan Cumming. But their claws come out when they discover they’re shills in a plot to feed teens subliminal messages!