Simply called Cruella, the screenplay will be written by Aline Brosh McKenna, the writer currently behind the aforementioned Cinderella flick.
What’s more, The Hollywood Reporter notes that Glenn Close, who famously played the dog fur-loving fashionista in Disney’s live-action 101 Dalmatians remake in 1996 — and then again in the 2000 sequel — will serve as an executive producer for the film.
And though there’s no word on what the film will be about just yet, the news has enthusiasts buzzing as to who will play the crazy-haired title character.
Who would you cast?
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