It could well be seen as a sadistic, cigarette holder in mouth, wearing a fur coat, and yet. On Wednesday, Variety has revealed that Emma Thompson was in full negotiations to integrate the cast of the next film in the “live action” devoted to Cruella and adapted from the universe of 101 Dalmatians from the Walt Disney Studios, without having the title role. It is attributed to Emma Stone (Crazy Stupid Love) , who succeeded Glenn Close in the feature-length film by Stephen Herek, was released in 1996.

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At the present time, nothing has been revealed about the synopsis or the period which will run the film. It would appear, however, that the film of Craig Gillespie takes place before the events of the animated hit released for the first time in 1961. Currently in pre-production, the film would be scheduled for December 23, 2020.

Variety reminds us that this would not be the first time that Emma Thompson won a role in a movie “live action” at Disney. Actress, two time oscar winner in 1992 and 1995 for Return to Howards End and Reasons and feelings has recently performed Mrs. Potts in beauty and The Beast , in 2017, and has embodied Mary Poppins alongside Tom Hanks, in the film of John Lee Hancok, entitled In the shadow of Mary .

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Prior to the find in this prequel to 101 dalmatians , Emma Thopson will be back at the cinema this summer in two films: the comedy of Nisha Ganatra, Late Night and Men in Black International by F. Gary Gray alongside Tessa Thompson and Chris Hemsworth.