[NEWS] New "Cruella" trailer ("101 Dalmatians" prequel)
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From Variety.com ...
Disney Drops New 'Cruella' Trailer During Grammys
During the Grammys, Disney dropped the latest trailer for
"Cruella" starring Emma Stone.
Before she was the evil villain in "101 Dalmatians," Cruella
de Vil got her start in customer service. Set to an
electrified "These Boots Are Made for Walking," a young,
fiery, red-haired Cruella (Emma Stone) - then known as
Estella - balances her janitorial job while marinating big
fashion dreams in her spare time.
The trailer immediately lays out Estella's ambitions. "It's
a world of opportunity. And I was meant for more in this
life," she says. "I want to make art, and I want to make
Estella, a clever and creative grifter, is invigorated by
London's punk rock revolution. Exasperated by her day job and
determined to make a name for herself as a designer, Estella
has a one-woman riot in a window display and garners the
attention of fashion legend Baroness von Hellman (Emma
In the meantime, she befriends a pair of young thieves, and
the trio build a life on the streets of London. Even with a
whiff of success, Estella cannot escape her wicked tendencies.
Her relationship with Baroness von Hellman propels Estella to
embrace her diabolic side. Deemed the "queen of mean," she
transforms into the fashionable black-and-white-haired Cruella
we all know.
"I am woman, hear me roar," she demands.
"Cruella" is set to release May 28. It was directed by Craig
Gillespie ("I, Tonya"), with a dazzling wardrobe coming from
Oscar-winning costume designer Jenny Beavan, ("Mad Max: Fury