The film reveals Cruella’s origin story and shows what she was like before the events of the classic tale The Hundred and One Dalmatians, which was originally published as a novel in 1956. The story has been filmed twice for the silver screen: first as an animated film in 1961 and then as a live-action film starring Jeff Daniels and Glenn Close in 1996. Stone’s version of Cruella de Vil breathes new life into the iconic evil villain with real life punk rock revolution energy.
If you’re ready to watch Disney’s Cruella, read on for everything you need to know.
Cruella: how and when to watch
Due to delays due to the pandemic,until May 28, 2021. Disney fans can see it in the cinema or via paid On . If you’re not willing to shell out the extra cash, the movie will be available to all Disney Plus subscribers on August 27th without the additional Premier Access fee.
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 Cruella will “bring us back” to the villain’s younger years.
“It’s the 1970s, set in London,” Oscar winner Emma Stone said in the video. “It’s punk rock. A great cast.”
Ain February, Cruella showed as a young woman trying to make it in London as an aspiring fashion designer. “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 piano-based song from the original cartoon — featuring more of the “crazy” villain scrubbing floors and attending fashion events.
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