Disney’s live-action film Cruella has finally sashayed into theaters and onto.
There’s real punk rock energy in star Emma Stone’s version of Cruella de Vil — she breathes new life into the iconically evil villain. 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. It’s been twice adapted for the silver screen: first as an animated film in 1961 and as a live-action movie with Glenn Close and Jeff Daniels in 1996.
If you’re ready to watch Disney’s Cruella, keep reading for everything you need to know.
Cruella: How and when to watch
Due to delays caused by the pandemic,to May 28, 2021. You can see it in the movie theater or via paid on . If you’re not prepared to shell out extra cash, the movie will become available to all Disney Plus subscribers without the extra fee on Aug. 27.
Until it’s more widely available, accessing the movie in Premier Access will cost an additional $30 on top of your monthly bill for Disney’s streaming service.
The plot and trailers: What’s it all about?
In August 2019 at, a video from Stone and Emma Thompson — who were filming the movie at the time — said Cruella will “take us back” to the villain’s younger years.
“It’s 1970s, set in London,” Oscar winner Emma Stone said in the video. “It’s punk rock. A great cast.”
Ain February showed Cruella as a young woman trying to make it in London’s fashion world. “I was born brilliant, born bad and a little bit mad,” Stone says in voiceover. The trailer shows Dalmatians growling at her, Cruella speeding around in a vintage car and the villainess setting things on fire.
Cast and crew: Who’s in it?
Here’s 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 valet
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 — showing more of the “crazy” villain scrubbing floors and attending fashionable events.
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