This version of Cruella de Vil, played by Emma Stone, has a very punk rock energy. The film gives Cruella an origin story, showing what she was like before the events of the classic tale The Hundred and One Dalmatians, first published as a novel in 1956 and adapted for the silver screen twice, first as an animated film in 1961. and as a live action movie starring Glenn Close and Jeff Daniels in 1996.
Ready to watch Cruella? Here’s everything you need to know.
Cruella: how and when to watch
Due to delays caused by thepandemic, May 28, 2021. To be seen in both cinemas or via paid On . If you’re not willing to shell out the extra cash, the movie will be available for free to all Disney Plus subscribers on August 27.
Until it becomes more widely available, access to the movie in Premier Access costs an additional $30 on top of your monthly Disney streaming service bill.
The plot and trailers: what is it all about?
In August 2019, at, a video by Stone and Emma Thompson — who were filming the movie at the time — said the film “takes us back” to the villain’s younger years.
“It’s 1970s, in London,” Stone said in the video. “It’s punk rock. A great cast.”
Ain February Cruella, as a young woman, showed her trying to make it in the fashion world in London. “I was born brilliant, born bad and a little crazy,” Stone says in the voiceover. The trailer shows Dalmatians growling at her, Cruella driving around in a vintage car, and the rogue state setting things on fire.
Cast and crew: who’s in it?
This is the main cast:
- Emma Stone as Cruella de Vil
- Emma Thompson as the Baroness
- Kirby Howell-Baptiste as Anita Darling
- Kayvan Novak as Roger
- Joel Fry as Jasper
- Paul Walter Hauser as Horace
- Mark Strong as John the Servant
The new Cruella de Vil song
Here’s the Florence and the Machine song Call Me Cruella for the movie — a bit of an update since Roger’s 1960s piano song from the original cartoon — featuring more of the “crazy” villain scrubbing floors and attending fashion events.
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