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Things We Saw Today: Here’s a First Look at Emma Stone as Cruella De Vil

Plus Princess Peach, John Carpenter, and more!

emma stone as cruella de vil

There’s no shortage of news coming out of the D23 Expo, but we’re pretty excited about the first image from Disney’s upcoming Cruella. Emma Stone will play a young version of the villainous fur enthusiast from 101 Dalmatians in the upcoming origin story. Stone takes over for Glenn Close, who previously played the role in the 1996 live action film.

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The film follows young Cruella as she makes her way through London during the punk scene of the 1970s. The film also stars Emma Thompson, Paul Walter Hauser and Joel Fry, and is directed by Craig Gillespie (I, Tonya). A shameless cash grab from Disney? Surely. But Stone is rocking that wig.

(via Variety, image: Disney)

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  • Tom Holland and Kevin Feige weigh in on the Spideypocalypse. (via io9)
  • John Carpenter talks the future of the Halloween franchise. (via Syfy Wire)
  • Disney’s Lady and the Tramp gets its first trailer, and man are those rescue doggos cute:
  • Always be yourself … unless you can be Patrick Swayze in Road House. (via Pajiba)
  • Shout out to one of the originals, Princess Peach in Super Mario Bros. 2. (via Kotaku)
  • Rolling into the weekend like these tumbling air mattresses:

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Chelsea was born and raised in New Orleans, which explains her affinity for cheesy grits and Britney Spears. An pop culture journalist since 2012, her work has appeared on Autostraddle, AfterEllen, and more. Her beats include queer popular culture, film, television, republican clownery, and the unwavering belief that 'The Long Kiss Goodnight' is the greatest movie ever made. She currently resides in sunny Los Angeles, with her husband, 2 sons, and one poorly behaved rescue dog. She is a former roller derby girl and a black belt in Judo, so she is not to be trifled with. She loves the word “Jewess” and wishes more people used it to describe her.

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