Disney’s Cruella Adds John McCrea to its Amazing Cast
Everybody’s Talking About Jamie Actor, John McCrea, Joins Cruella Cast…
Disney’s live-action Cruella de Vil origin film, Cruella is currently in post-production and only six months away from hitting the big screen but that’s not stopping new casting news from coming.
We have learned that John McCrea, who headlined the stage version of Everybody’s Talking About Jamie, which Disney and 20th Century Studios’ has turned into a big-screen feature, out later this year, will also appear in the 101 Dalmatian prequel in a supporting. McCrea’s character details are being kept under wraps but is going by the name, Artie.
Here on MickeyBlog.com, we’ve posted about the Cruella for some time:
Back in 2019, Variety posted about the project:
Stone stars as the “101 Dalmatians” villain, which tells her story before she was terrorizing the puppies of London as we saw her in the 1961 original. The character was originally voiced by Betty Lou Gerson in the animated film, and played by Glenn Close in a 1996 live-action remake.
The film also stars Emma Thompson, Paul Walter Hauser, and Joel Fry, and was directed by “I, Tonya” filmmaker Craig Gillespie. Tony McNamara wrote the most recent version of the script, with Dana Fox having penned a previous version.
As far as John McCrea, goes, this is a pretty talented performer:
The Feeling, John McCrea & Lucy Shorthouse – And You Don’t Even Know It – Radio 2 Breakfast Show
“The Feeling” are in the Radio 2 Breakfast Show studio to perform a number from their new musical, ‘Everybody’s Talking About Jamie’, with cast members John McCrea (Jamie) and Lucy Shorthouse (Pritti).
Everybody’s Talking About Jamie – ‘Don’t Even Know It’ at Olivier Awards 2018
The cast of Everybody’s Talking About Jamie performed ‘Don’t Even Know It’ at the Olivier Awards 2018.
Feature Image: TheStage.co.uk.