Last week, it was reported that Paul Walter Hauser was in talks to play Horace in Disney’s live-action 101 Dalmatians prequel Cruella. Now, the film has found their Jasper.
According to Variety, Yesterday actor Joel Fry has signed on to play the classic henchmen. Hauser has also officially signed on to play Horace.
Hauser and Fry will be starring alongside Emma Stone who will play the iconic villian, and Emma Thompson who will be playing the Baroness.
Production on the project is expected to begin next month in London. I, Tonya director Craig Gillespie will helm the project from a script from Tony McNamara (The Favorite).
Here is a mini-synopsis on the film.
Estella (Cruella De Vil) lives on the streets of 1970’s London with other hoodlums, where we learn the real origins behind Estella’s hatred of Dalmatians. Production on the film is expected to begin at the end of the year but as of right now, there is no release date set for Cruella.
Cruella will is scheduled to play in theaters on December 23, 2020.