‘Cruella’ stars Emma Stone as the infamous Disney villain – here’s how to watch on Disney Plus the same day it debuts in theaters

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  • Cruella” offers a look at the early years of the infamous Disney villain from “101 Dalmatians.”
  • The live-action film stars Emma Stone as the title character.
  • Disney Plus subscribers can buy “Cruella” on May 28 for an extra $30 Premier Access fee.

Disney’s latest live-action film, “Cruella,” will offer a fresh take on one of the studio’s most infamous animated villains. The film focuses on Cruella de Vil from the “101 Dalmatians” franchise and tells the story of how she became the character audiences have come to know on screen. 

Cruella,” starring Oscar-winning actress Emma Stone, will arrive in theaters and on Disney Plus on May 28 via Premier Access. Premier Access requires subscribers to pay an extra $30 one-time fee in order to watch a movie at home while it’s still playing on the big screen.  

The film is set in 1970s London and follows a young woman, Estella (Emma Stone), whose “flair for fashion” earns the attention of Baroness von Hellman, according to the film’s official synopsis. But the relationship between the two spurs Estella to “embrace her wicked side” and become the “raucous, fashionable, and revenge-bent” Cruella de Vil.

How to watch ‘Cruella’ on Disney Plus

Cruella” will arrive on Disney Plus as a Premier Access title on May 28. Disney Plus subscribers will have to pay a one-time $30 fee to unlock the film on that date.

As long as you remain a Disney Plus member, you’ll be able to stream the movie whenever you want. The film is expected to become available to all Disney Plus subscribers, without the extra fee, at a later date. Previous Premier Access windows have lasted three months, but Disney has yet to confirm if that will be the case for “Cruella.”

Disney Plus costs $8 a month or $80 a year. You can also bundle Disney Plus with ESPN+ and Hulu Basic for $14 a month, a savings of about $6 a month compared to purchasing the three streaming services on their own.

You can watch Disney Plus on a number of media players including

Chromecast
, Fire TV, Apple TV, Roku, and most smart TVs. You can find a full list of devices that support Disney Plus here.

How to watch other ‘101 Dalmatians’ films and shows

In addition to “Cruella,” the “101 Dalmatians” franchise includes the original animated film, an animated direct-to-video sequel, two live-action movies, three made-for-TV films, and two TV series. 

All of the below titles are available to watch with a Disney Plus subscription:

You can also order most of these titles through video-on-demand (VOD) streaming providers such as Prime Video, Apple TV, Google Play, and more. 

The ’60s animated classic “101 Dalmatians” is available on a number of VOD streaming services. Most platforms will let you rent the film for $4, purchase the film in standard definition (SD) for $15, or purchase the film in high definition (HD) for $20.