As first reported by Variety, Paul Walter Hauser has joined the cast of Disney’s live-action film Cruella.
It has been reported by Skyler Shuler of The DisInsider that Hauser (I, Tonya) would play Horace, one half of Cruella’s henchman team. He also claims that Jasper will be portrayed by a black actor.
— Skyler Shuler (@Skylerhxc) July 29, 2019
Starring Emma Stone as Cruella de Vil, the film will be an origin story for the villain and will explore her life and why she has grown to be so cruel.
While Disney’s live-action films have been somewhat controversial among fans and critics, it is no secret that they are making the studio a lot of money. This year’s efforts Aladdin and The Lion King will both take in $1 billion at the worldwide box office before its all said and done.
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