Next May, 28 “Cruella” movie opens in United States cinemas. The main song “Call me Cruella” is interpreted by Grammy nominated Florence + Machine.
Multi-platinum and multi-award-winning artist worldwide Florence + The Machine interprets the original song “Call me Cruella” in the new Disney live action film “Cruella”.
Regarding the collaboration for “Call me Cruella”, Florence stated: «Some of the first songs I learned to sing were Disney. And the bad guys often had the best bits. So helping to create and interpret a song for Cruella is the realization of a childhood dream».
Welch is the author and leader of the Grammy nominated Florence + The Machine group. His four critically acclaimed studio albums have sold millions of copies worldwide, with 3 albums in the Top 10 in the United States.
Commenting on the song and the instrumental soundtrack, twice Academy Award nominee and Emmy winner, composer and pianist Nicholas Britell said: «I’m a huge fan of Florence, so it was a real joy to collaborate with her on “Call me Cruella”. With this song and with the music of Cruella, the goal was to truly embrace the raw aesthetics of rock in the London of the Sixties and Seventies. We recorded it all using all vintage gear and analog tape at Abbey Road and Air Studios in London, blending orchestral elements with electric guitars and basses, organs, keyboards and drums».
Academy Award winner Emma Stone (“La La Land”) stars in the new live action Disney film “Cruella”, which chronicles the rebellious beginnings of one of the most famous and fashionable antagonists in the world of cinema: the legendary Cruella de Vil.
Set during the punk rock revolution in 1970s London, “Cruella” follows the story of a young scammer named Estella, an intelligent and creative girl determined to make a name for herself with her creations. She befriends a couple of young thieves who appreciate her nastiness and together manage to build a life on the streets of London.
One day, Estella’s talent for fashion catches the attention of Baroness von Hellman, an incredibly chic and terribly refined fashion legend, played by two-time Academy Award winner Emma Thompson. But their relationship sets in motion a series of events and revelations that lead Estella to embrace her evil side and become the bursting, hip and vengeful Cruella.
“Cruella” is portrayed by Emma Stone, Emma Thompson, Joel Fry, Paul Walter Hauser, Emily Beecham, Kirby Howell-Baptiste and Mark Strong.
The film is directed by Craig Gillespie, from a screenplay by Dana Fox and Tony McNamara and a story by Aline Brosh McKenna and Kelly Marcel & Steve Zissis, based on the novel “101 Dalmatians” by Dodie Smith.