Based on the personality Cruella de Vil presented in Dodie Smith's 1956 story The Hundred and also One Dalmatians and also Walt Disney's 1961 computer animated movie One Hundred and also One Dalmatians, the movie command celebrity Emma Stone as the titular function, with Emma Thompson, Paul Walter Hauser, Joel Fry, and also Mark Strong in sustaining functions.
Cruella is set up to be launched on May 28, 2021, by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures.
Set in the 1970s London, young style stylist, Cruella de Vil comes to be consumed with pets' skins, specifically Dalmatians, up until she ultimately shows a fierce and also scary legend, one of the several iconic Disney brutes of all time.
- Emma Stone as Cruella de Vil: A woman obsessed with furs, especially Dalmatian, who will go on to become a notorious criminal.
- Emma Thompson as the Baroness
- Paul Walter Hauser as Horace
- Joel Fry as Jasper
- Mark Strong
- Emily Beecham
- Kirby Howell-Baptiste
- Jamie Demetriou as Gerald
A live-action Cruella de Vil film was announced in 2011. Andrew Gunn will produce the movie, with Glenn Close (who previously played the titular character in the 1996 live-action adaptation and also its sequel) serving as executive producer, and Kelly Marcel would revise the script initially written by Aline Brosh McKenna. On January 6, 2016, Emma Stone was cast in the titular role of Cruella de Vil. In August 2016, Jez Butterworth was used to rewriting the previous draft of the movie. In November 2016, it was reported that Disney had hired Alex Timbers to direct the live-action adaptation, with Marc Platt joining the movie as a producer. However, in December 2018, it was introduced that Timbers had left the film due to scheduling conflicts, and also Craig Gillespie would instead direct the film, replacing Timbers.
In May 2019, Emma Thompson joined the cast, while Tony McNamara and also Dana Fox were hired to write the recent version of the screenplay. Paul Walter Hauser and Joel Fry were added in the following months as the henchmen, Horace and Jasper, respectively.
On August 24, 2019, during the D23 Expo, it was revealed that principal photography for Cruella had already begun. The first official image from the film starring Stone as Cruella with three adult dalmatians on a leash, Hauser as Horace and Fry as Jasper, was also revealed during the event. In September 2019, Mark Strong, Emily Beecham, and Kirby Howell-Baptiste were cast. Filming wrapped on November 26, 2019.
Cruella is scheduled to be released on May 28, 2021. It was originally established for launch on December 23, 2020, yet was postponed.