Actor Joel Fry has reportedly joined the cast of Disney’s live-action Cruella. Fry will take on the role of Jasper opposite Paul Walker Hauser’s Horace.

Joel Fry'Yesterday' film premiere, London, UK - 18 Jun 2019 | Via Deadline

Joel Fry'Yesterday' film premiere, London, UK – 18 Jun 2019 | Via Deadline

What’s happening:

  • According to Deadline, actor Joel Fry is reportedly set to join the cast of Disney’s live-action Cruella as puppy thief, Jasper.
  • The film is set to star Emma Stone as the villainess, Cruella de Vil, along with Emma Thompson in an unknown role.
  • Earlier, it was announced that Paul Walter Hauser was in talks to join the cast as well. Deadline now reports that Hauser will play Cruella’s other henchman, Horace.
  • Cruella is based on the animated classic 101 Dalmatians and joins a long list of Disney films being reimagined as live-action for a new generation. The most recent release was The Lion King.

Why you know him:

  • Joel Fry’s screen credits include:
    • Yesterday
    • Paddington 2
    • Benjamin
    • Game of Thrones (Hizdahr zo Loraq)
  • The upcoming Love, Wedding, Repeat

Cruella creative team:

  • Directed by:
  • Produced by:
    • Marc Platt
    • Kristin Burr
    • Andrew Gunn
  • Current version written by:
    • Tony McNamara
  • First draft written by:
    • Dana Fox

Cruella is slated to debut in theatres on December 23, 2020.

 
 

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