While the first opus has not yet arrived in our green regions, Disney is already planning a sequel to Cruella.
As Maleficent before her, Cruella is at the heart of a film produced by Disney and which promises to return to the origins of the antagonist of the 101 Dalmatians. The character, played by Emma Stone, has visibly conquered the hearts of the American public since the firm with big ears is already planning to offer him a second feature film. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Disney has just given the green light for a continuation of its adventures. We should therefore logically find the actress in the title role, as well as a major part of her co-stars. The realization will again be entrusted to Craig Gillespie (Me, Tonya) while Tony McNamara will return to writing the screenplay. For now, plot details are being kept under wraps, and we understand it. If the film was released in American theaters, it has not yet been shown in our green countries.
Scheduled for June 23 in France, Cruella takes us to London in the 70s alongside young Estella. Talented swindler and determined to make a name for herself in the fashion world, she was recruited by Baroness von Hellman to help her in the creation of her new collection. But their meeting will trigger a series of revelations that will lead Estella to discover her dark side and give birth to the ruthless Cruella. In this first opus, Emma Stone faces another emblematic figure of the 7th art, Emma Thompson. The actress who notably distinguished herself with the film In the shadow of Mary and Nanny Mcphee, embodies the main antagonist. Paul Walter Hauser (Le cas Richard Jewell), Joel Fry (Game of Thrones) and Kirby Howell-Baptiste (The Good Place) play Horace, Jasper and Anita Darling respectively.
Kirby Howell-Baptiste already ready for a sequel
A few weeks ago, when we met Kirby Howell-Baptiste, the actress told us that she had no information on a potential second opus. “The interesting thing about the ending is that it’s extremely open, I think it’s an origin story, but it marks the beginning of something else.”We will nevertheless have to wait for the official announcements of Disney to be clear. If the international success is similar to that in the United States, already 50 million dollars at the box office, no doubt that the firm with the big ears will decide to continue the adventure for one or more opus.