'Cruella': Air time, how to live stream, trailer, cast and all you need to know about Disney's '101 Dalmatians' prequel
Cruella is a household name we all grew up with, especially if you've watched '101 Dalmations'. And now the Disney fashion icon-turned-villain is back with her own live-action remake. The film explores Cruella's back story as an orphan Estella, whose dreams of making it big in the world of fashion go awry, leading her to embrace her wicked side instead.
The fabulous Emma Stone will play Cruella de Vil in the film which is set against the backdrop of seventies London. What is better than one Emma? Well, two of course! In this case, the iconic Emma Thompson.
'Cruella' is scheduled to be released simultaneously in theaters and on Disney+ with Premier Access on May 28. New titles on Disney+ typically are available to stream at 3 am ET/midnight PT.
How to live stream
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Oscar winner and 'La La Land' actress Emma Stone will be playing the role of Cruella de Vil. Emma Stone's illustrious career hardly needs any introduction. While she started out her career in several romantic comedies, Stone went on to establish herself as a serious acting force in films like 'The Help' and 'Birdman'.
She also established herself not just as a critical success, but a commercially successful actor with her roles in Hollywood blockbusters such as 'The Amazing Spider-Man' and its 2014 sequel. Stone's rise to success took on a whole new momentum, with her role in 'La La Land' garnering her the Academy award for Best Actor. Stone was also nominated for an Academy Award in the Best Supporting Actress Category for the 2019 film 'The Favourite'.
Dame Emma Thompson is one of the most acclaimed actors of her generation and has received two Academy Awards, a Primetime Emmy Award, two British Academy Film Awards, a British Academy Television Award and two Golden Globe Awards. Some of her most notable roles include her performance in Merchant Ivory's 'Howards End' for which she won an Academy Award in 1992.
In 1993, she had dual Academy Award nominations for her roles in 'The Remains of the Day' and 'In the Name of the Father', becoming the eighth performer in history to be nominated for two acting Oscars in the same year. Thompson scripted and starred in 'Sense and Sensibility' (1995), which earned her numerous awards, including an Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay — which makes her the only person to receive Academy Awards for acting and writing.
Thompson's other notable roles include her performances in the Harry Potter franchise, her portrayal of author PL Travers in 'Saving Mr Banks', 'Love Actually' and 'Nanny McPhee' amongst others. In 'Cruella', Thompson plays the terrifying fashion legend Baroness von Hellman, whose relationship with Estella the orphan, brings about the rise of Cruella.
Craig Gillespie is a film, television, and commercial director. He is best known for his films 'Lars and the Real Girl', the 'Fright Night' remake, and 'I, Tonya'. Gillespie also won a Golden Lion Award at Cannes Lions International Advertising Festival in 2005.
Bad and mad have never looked quite as fashionable and quite as cool as Emma Stone portrays in the trailer of 'Cruella'. Fair warning, we suspect that you will come away from this film feeling more sorry for rather than scared of Cruella.
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