Fans will find out about Cruella de Vil before she becomes a sadistic napper-puppy in Disney’s upcoming live-action film, Cruella.
The live-action prequel, which tells the origin story of the iconic Disney villain, is due out this spring. A new preview of the film premiered at the 2021 Grammy Awards, which only increased the plot for the film.
Watch the latest Cruella trailer, below:
Below, find out how to watch Cruella, what we know about the movie’s plot, and more.
Will Cruella hit theaters?
Yes, at the time of this article’s publication, Cruella is slated to hit theaters on May 28, 2021.
Will Cruella be available to watch on Disney Plus?
As of now, Cruella is not publicly scheduled to debut on the streaming platform. However, the live-action film Mulan was slated to hit theaters before it moved to Disney + due to the pandemic. Disney’s most recent project, Raya and the Last Dragon, has been released in theaters and on Disney +, so it’s possible that Disney’s plans for the film’s release will change at the last minute. Stay tuned!
Who plays in Cruella?
Emma Stone stars as Cruella de Vil, a role that was first portrayed in a live-action setting by Glenn Close in 1996. Emma Thompson plays Baroness von Hellman, a famous fashionista with whom Cruella appears to s ‘train. De Vil’s henchmen, Jasper and Horace, are represented by Joel Fry and Paul Walter Hauser.
What is Cruella talking about?
Cruella takes place before 101 Dalmations and gives fans a glimpse of how the titular villain becomes known to the villain she is today. The film is set in London in the 1970s during the punk rock era. Before becoming Cruella, her name was Estella (Stone): a mischievous designer with a flair for fashion who befriended a pair of thieves, Horace (Hauser) and Jasper (Fry).