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Emma Stone's 'Cruella' Trailer Scores Huge First-Day Views - Find Out How It Compares to Other Disney Movies!

The Cruella trailer is huge!

The trailer for the Emma Stone-led Disney live-action feature debuted on February 17, and brought in 71 million views in its first 24 hours, Deadline reported Sunday (February 21).

The viewership count beat out the recent trailers for Maleficent: Mistress of Evil (61.7M0 and Aladdin (60.8M). However, it did not come close to Lion King‘s 224M debut on Thanksgiving in 2018, nor Mulan‘s teaser trailer (175M) in July of 2019.

“In the Covid 24-hour insane social media breaking news world, the volume of social conversation was enormous for Cruella at 265K mentions surpassing both Aladdin (228K) and Beauty and The Beast (154K),” Deadline noted.

Here’s a synopsis: “set in 1970s London amidst the punk rock revolution, Cruella follows a young grifter named Estella, a clever and creative girl determined to make a name for herself with her designs. She befriends a pair of young thieves who appreciate her appetite for mischief, and together they are able to build a life for themselves on the London streets. One day, Estella’s flair for fashion catches the eye of the Baroness von Hellman, a fashion legend who is devastatingly chic and terrifyingly haute, played by two-time Oscar® winner Emma Thompson. But their relationship sets in motion a course of events and revelations that will cause Estella to embrace her wicked side and become the raucous, fashionable and revenge-bent Cruella.”

The film is set to arrive in theaters on May 28.

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Emma Stone's 'Cruella' Trailer Introduces Disney's Notorious Villain - Watch Now!

Emma Stone stars as Cuella de Vil in the very first trailer for Disney’s Cruella!

Here’s a synopsis: The movie is an all-new live-action feature film about the rebellious early days of one of cinemas most notorious – and notoriously fashionable – villains, the legendary Cruella de Vil. “Cruella,” which is set in 1970s London amidst the punk rock revolution, follows a young grifter named Estella, a clever and creative girl determined to make a name for herself with her designs. She befriends a pair of young thieves who appreciate her appetite for mischief, and together they are able to build a life for themselves on the London streets. One day, Estella’s flair for fashion catches the eye of the Baroness von Hellman, a fashion legend who is devastatingly chic and terrifyingly haute, played by two-time Oscar® winner Emma Thompson. But their relationship sets in motion a course of events and revelations that will cause Estella to embrace her wicked side and become the raucous, fashionable and revenge-bent Cruella.

The movie is set to hit theaters on May 28, 2021. If you missed it, Emma has some big personal news to share!

Check out the debut trailer…

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Emma Thompson & Newcomer Alisha Weir to Star in Netflix's 'Matilda' Musical Movie

The upcoming Matilda musical movie has found its two leading ladies!

Netflix has announced that Emma Thompson will be taking on the role of Miss Trunchbull while newcomer Alisha Weir will play Matilda in the upcoming movie adaption of the famed Broadway musical, EW reports.

Early last year it was reported that one of Emma‘s Harry Potter male co-stars would be playing Miss Trunchbull, but appears if those plans did not pan out.

Matilda The Musical will be directed by Matthew Warchus, who helmed the Broadway and the UK’s West End shows. The original story was told in Roald Dahl‘s 1988 book.

Matilda will be an imaginative and fresh retelling of the award-winning musical, Matilda, featuring talented young newcomers, alongside established stars,” Matthew said in a statement. “I look forward to introducing this beloved and powerful story to a new generation of fans around the world.”

Just last week, it was announced that this actress will be playing Miss Honey in the upcoming movie.

Emma Thompson Calls Out 'Unbalanced' Age Differences Between Men & Women in Movie Romances

Emma Thompson is criticizing a double standard in Hollywood.

The 61-year-old Sense & Sensibility actress spoke out about the age differences between men and women commonly seen in romance movies during an interview on podcast CultureBlast.

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“It’s completely acceptable for George Clooney – who is delightful – to have someone who is 40 years younger than him or 30 years younger than him. If I have someone playing opposite me in a romantic way, they have to exhume someone, because I’m 61 now. Do you see what I mean? It’s completely and utterly unbalanced,” she explained.

She also spoke about her upcoming film Good Luck to You, Leo Grande. in which she plays a 55-year-old widow who hires a sex worker in his early 20s.

“If Leo Grande, the film that we make, speaks to people and people aren’t averse to seeing someone who’s 61 largely naked with a very much younger person, it’s going to be very interesting. We’ve got to keep being brave about that,” she went on to say.

Emma Thompson is one of only twelve actors who’ve ever had this happen at the Academy Awards…

Robert Downey Jr. & Tom Holland Reunite at 'Dolittle' London Premiere!

Robert Downey Jr. walks the carpet with Tom Holland at the premiere of their movie Dolittle on Saturday (January 25) at Cineworld Leicester Square in London, England.

The Marvel actors, who previously worked together while playing Iron Man and Spider-Man, appear in the new fantasy film together. Robert plays the title character while Tom voices the role of Jip, a dog.

Tom appropriately brought his own dog Tessa to the premiere. Joining the guys at the event were co-stars Emma Thompson, Harry Collett, and Carmel Laniado, as well as Robert‘s wife Susan Downey, who produced the movie.

“So much fun this morning at the Doolittle London premier. I think it’s safe to say that Tessa stole the show. Big love to the big man @robertdowneyjr and head to the link in my bio to get your pooch a brothers trust dogs collar,” Tom wrote on Instagram.

Dolittle is playing now in theaters in most parts of the world. It opens in the UK on February 7.

FYI: Carmel is wearing a Richard Quinn gown, Jimmy Choo shoes, and vintage earrings.

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Robert Downey Jr. Says He Has Sexually Active Gay Goats: 'It's Perfect'

Robert Downey Jr. is building his farm!

While making an appearance to promote his film Dolittle on The Graham Norton Show, the 54-year-old actor dished about the never-ending growth of farm animals, including a pair of gay goats.

“That’s Trigger and Memo, they’re pygmy goats,” Robert expressed as host Graham pulled up a photo of them. “And they’re also brother lovers. It’s perfect.”

Graham then asked if “these come in the house?,” to which Robert responded, “not when they’re active” with a blank stare to the camera.

Robert was joined on the couch by fellow guests Emma Thompson, Hugh Laurie and Terry Gilliam – Watch more after the cut!

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Only 12 Actors Have Ever Received Two Oscar Noms for Acting in the Same Year

The 2020 Academy Awards nominations were announced this morning and Scarlett Johansson achieved something that hasn’t been done in 12 years!

Scarlett earned two acting nominations in the same year – one for Best Actress for Marriage Story and another for Best Supporting Actress for Jojo Rabbit.

The last time an actor has earned two nominations for acting in the same year was in 2008 when Cate Blanchett achieved the feat. Only 10 other actors have ever been recognized twice for their acting in the same year.

Click inside to see the 12 times this has happened… More Here! »