Cruella (movie)

2021 film directed by Craig Gillespie

Cruella is a 2021 American crime comedy movie based on the character Cruella de Vil from Dodie Smith's 1956 novel The Hundred and One Dalmatians.[1] The movie is directed by Craig Gillespie.[2] Emma Stone stars as the title character, with Emma Thompson, Joel Fry, Paul Walter Hauser, Emily Beecham, Kirby Howell-Baptiste, and Mark Strong in supporting roles.

The movie is set in London and is about Estella Miller, a rising fashion designer and shows how she becomes the villainous Cruella de Vil.[3]

Cruella was released in the United States theatrically and on Disney+ on May 28, 2021.[4]


  1. Radish, Christina (May 3, 2021). "'Cruella' Costume Designer Jenny Beavan Explains How She Made Pre-Dalmatian Fashion for the Disney Prequel". Collider. Archived from the original on May 25, 2021. Retrieved May 25, 2021.
  2. "Cruella". Writers Guild of America West. January 25, 2021. Retrieved February 9, 2021.
  3. Navarro, Melanie (2021-07-03). "Villains as our new heroes: Review on Disney's "Cruella"". The Statesman. Retrieved 2021-07-29.
  4. News, General. "'Cruella' sequel is in the making at Disney". Retrieved 2021-07-29. {{cite web}}: |last= has generic name (help)