Disney’s ‘Cruella’ Starring Emma Stone Set In 1970’s London

Jan 7, 2018

Walt Disney Pictures has been developing a 101 Dalmations prequel focusing on villain Cruella de Vil, who will be played by Oscar-nominee Emma Stone (Birdman, La La Land).

We’ve uncovered a possible plot detail about the film.

Omega Underground has learned that Cruella will be set in London during 1979 and the punk-scene might be the backdrop (think The Clash/Sex Pistols). We’re treating this as a rumor but it might be fitting as we’re seeing a lot of the live-action Disney films set in London taking place in various eras to keep them varied.

1970’s London could be an interesting setting for a fashion-conscious Cruella de Vil. Most people might be unaware but the Sex Pistols we’re directly connected to the fashion scene and was formed by a clothing shop.

Cruella will be directed by Alex Timbers (Mozart In The Jungle) and is currently in pre-production. Filming is expected to start sometime this year in London, England.

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Emma Stone recently shot the Netflix film Maniac in New York for director Cary Fukunaga (True Detective) with her Superbad co-star Jonah Hill. It finished filming early last month.

Disney has yet to set production dates or a release date for Cruella.


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