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Disney Plans ‘Cruella De Vil’ Spinoff

If this doesn’t scare you, nothing will: Disney is planning to make a live-action Cruella de Vil movie.

Aline Brosh McKenna, writer of Disney and director Kenneth Branagh’s upcoming Cinderella, has been hired to recast the 101 Dalmatians antagonist in a feature film all her own. It’s Disney’s second attempt at turning one of its classic villains into a new franchise player, following the in-production Maleficent starring Angelina Jolie.

There’s no word on casting, but here’s an interesting wrinkle: Glenn Close, who played the character in 1996’s 101 Dalmatians and its sequel 102 Dalmatians, is on board the film as an executive producer, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Perhaps a reprise is in the mix?


  • demoncat_4

    hopefuly a reprise for who better to nail the evil fur loving dalmatian hunting evil lady then one who already nailed Crullea a few other times. a perfect casting. for third times the charm.

  • SteveMcSheffrey

    Close has said she uses super popular roles to fund her indie habit. This seems to be a fun way for her to keep doing that!