Emily Beecham, the Cannes Best Actress 2019 winner, has reportedly signed on to join the cast of Disney’s live-action film Cruella, according to Deadline.

  • Beecham won the Cannes festival’s Best Actress Award for her role in the sci-fi drama Little Joe.
  • She is also known for he roles in the comedy-drama Daphne and the AMC action adventure series Into the Badlands.
  • It has not yet been announced what role she will be playing in Cruella.
  • Beecham will be joining a cast that already includes:
    • Emma Stone as the villainous Cruella de Vil
    • Joel Fry as Jasper
    • Paul Walter Hauser as Horace
    • Emma Thompson
  • 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.
  • Cruella will come to theaters on May 28, 2021.

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
 
 

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