Shooting for the film is expected to start later this year, which will be penned by Kelly Marcel.

Emma Stone set to play Cruella in live action 101 Dalmatians origins film

Actress Emma Stone is allegedly in talks with Disney to take on the iconic villain Cruella de Vil, in the upcoming live action 101 Dalmatians origins film.

The film is expected to start shooting later this year, which will be penned by Kelly Marcel.

Dubbed Cruella, the origins story will focus on the evil character that is well known for stealing 101 Dalmatian puppies in the original 1961 movie.

Disney will be hoping that if Emma Stone doesn’t scare you in her new role, no evil thing will.

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