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Joel Fry joins 'Cruella' live-action

Press Trust of India  |  Los Angeles 

Joel Fry has boarded the cast of Disney's live-action adaptation of "Cruella", which stars Emma Stone in the title role.

According to Variety, the actor will play the role of Jasper, who along with his partner Horace kidnaps the 101 dalmatians for Cruella.

Fry's acting credits include Danny Boyle's "Yesterday" and playing Hizdahr zo Loraq on "Game of Thrones".

Paul Walter Hauser is already announced to play Horace.

Stone will play Cruella De Vil, the infamous villain in what is being touted as an origin story, set in the early 1980s with a punk vibe. The film also stars Emma Thompson.

"I, Tonya" director Craig Gillespie is helming the live-action take on the 1961 animated classic "101 Dalmatians".

Tony McNamara has penned the most recent script.

Andrew Gunn is producing with Marc Platt and Kristin Burr.

"Cruella" will hit the theatres on December 23, 2020.

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First Published: Thu, August 08 2019. 11:30 IST
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