Disney is reportedly already planning a sequel to Cruella just a week after its debut

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Disney’s Cruella ‘already set for sequel after crime caper made $48.5 million worldwide despite Covid restrictions’

Disney is reportedly already planning a sequel to Cruella after it had a a whopping $48.5 million at the worldwide box office.

It’s clear that the bosses are planning a sequel to the 1970s crime series, which… with Emma Stone as the villain in the title and Emma Thompson as Baroness von Hellman.

The Hollywood Reporter claimed Friday that the sequel is “in early development” and that director Craig Gillespie and screenwriter Tony McNamara will return.

Cruella 2?  Disney is reportedly already planning a sequel to Cruella just a week after its debut as the film earns an unbelievable $48.5 MILLION at the worldwide box office.  Pictured: Emma Stone as Cruella de Vil

Cruella 2? Disney is reportedly already planning a sequel to Cruella just a week after its debut as the film earns an incredible $48.5 MILLION at the worldwide box office. Pictured: Emma Stone as Cruella de Vil

“We are very pleased with the success of Cruella’s box office, coupled with the strong Disney+ Premier Access performance to date,” a Disney spokesperson told the outlet.

‘The film has been incredibly well received by audiences around the world, with an audience rating of 97 percent on Rotten Tomatoes alongside A’s in every CinemaScore demographic over its opening weekend, making it one of the most popular of our live-action reimaginings.”

While a sequel has not been fully confirmed, the spokesperson went on to say they are “looking forward to a long run as audiences continue to enjoy this fantastic film.”

MailOnline has reached out to Disney for confirmation of a sequel.

Is Emma coming back? The Hollywood Reporter claimed Friday that the sequel is “in early development” and that director Craig Gillespie and screenwriter Tony McNamara are returning

No exact confirmation: A Disney spokesperson told The Hollywood Reporter that they are “looking forward to a long run as audiences continue to enjoy this fantastic film.” Pictured: Emma Thompson as Baroness von Hellman

Cruella is about how Estella became the ruthless villain Cruella, and alongside Stone and Thompson also plays Mark Strong, Paul Walter Hauser, Joel Fry and Kirby Howell-Baptiste.

Stone, 32, admitted to British TV show Lorraine last month that she felt a “great amount of pressure” to take on the role of Disney villain Cruella, following Glenn Close’s iconic performance in 101 Dalmatians.

When asked by interviewer Mark Heyes if she felt she would take on the role of Glenn, 74, she replied: “At first I felt a lot of pressure, but then I remembered playing Sally in Cabaret in 2014, and that was one of the scariest moments because the list of actresses who played that role is insane.

Big shoes to fill: Stone, 32, admitted to British television show Lorraine last month that she felt a “great amount of pressure” to take on the role of Disney villain Cruella, following Glenn Close’s iconic performance in 101 Dalmatians. Glenn is depicted in the 1996 film film

There was some pressure: When asked by interviewer Mark Heyes if she felt suggested to take on the role of Glenn, 74, she replied: “I realized the only way I can do this is to do that completely. forget and only think of Cruella. I can’t watch Glenn Close performances’

“I realized that the only way I can do this is to forget about it altogether and just think about Cruella. I can’t see any Glenn Close performances.

“I have to create a brand new character and of course it won’t even touch anything she did. I mean of course she’s Glenn Close.”

Elsewhere during the interview, Stone said she had “so much fun” playing her evil character.

“Can you imagine that wasn’t fun to play? I mean just being able to really dig into the darkest, darkest parts is really cool,” she said.

Dream role: Elsewhere in the interview, Stone said she had “so much fun” playing her evil character. “Can you imagine that wasn’t fun to play? I mean just being able to really dig into the darkest, darkest parts is really cool,” she said

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