Actor Paul Walter Hauser is reportedly in talks to join the cast of Disney’s live-action movie, Cruella.

Paul Walter Hauser | Via Variety

Paul Walter Hauser | Via Variety

What’s happening:

  • Variety is reporting that Paul Walter Hauser is in talks to join Disney’s live-action film Cruella, starring Emma Stone. The movie is based on the villain in Disney 1961 animated tale, 101 Dalmatians. 
  • Hauser is known for his roles on Kingdom and in I, Tonya. He’s also appeared in:
    • Spike Lee’s BlacKkKlansman
    • Mindy Kaling’s Late Night
    • YouTube’s Cobra Kai
  • Details of Hauser’s role have not been announced at this time.

About Cruella:

  • Craig Gillespie has been tapped to direct the film with Emma Stone and Emma Thompson starring.
  • Marc Platt, Kristin Burr and Andrew Gunn are on board to produce the movie.
  • The original script was written by Dana Fox, while Tony McNamara recently updated the current draft.
  • Cruella is slated to open in theaters on December 23, 2020.