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Here’s How You Can Go About Watching ‘Cruella’ Online for Free

You no longer need Disney+ Premier Access to stream the live-action film.

CRUELLA, Emma Stone as Cruella de Vil, 2021. ph: Laurie Sparham / © Disney+ / Courtesy Everett Collection


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After debuting in movie theaters in May, and on Disney+ Premier Access for $29.99, “Cruella” is now streaming on Disney+ at no extra charge to subscribers.

Emma Stone stars as Cruella De Vil in the highly anticipated live-action film, which is a reboot of the classic “101 Dalmatians.” Directed by Craig Gillespie, “Cruella” is set in 1970s London and details how Estella (Stone) transforms from aspiring fashion designer into the nefarious dognapper. The cast includes Emma Thompson, Joel Fry, Paul Walter Hauser, Emily Beecham, Kirby Howell-Baptiste, and Mark Strong. The film raked in over $225 million worldwide, and Stone has signed on to return for the sequel.

Disney+ members can stream “Cruella” on the platform at no additional cost, which means that you can use the money you’d normally spend on a movie ticket to buy some popcorn or other delectable snacks while you enjoy the film from home. If you’re not signed up to Disney+, join today for just $7.99 a month, or $79.99 year. Looking for a deeper discount? We outlined some of the clever ways to get a free trial to Disney+ for up to six months. The subscription offers up an endless stream of entertainment, including Disney classics and original series and movies, Marvel epics, “Star Wars” sagas, and tons more.

To watch “Cruella” from your TV or another streaming device, all you need to do is sign into Disney+ and choose the film from the main menu. You can even host a “Cruella” streaming party with GroupWatch, which lets you virtually stream Disney+ titles with your friends and family through the Disney+ app (as long as all participants are active Disney+ subscribers).

“Cruella” follows the successful release of “Raya and the Last Dragon,” another movie that originally debuted as a Premier Access option. “Cruella” arrived on Disney+ ahead of Pixar’s “Luca” which was released on June 18, and Marvel Studios’ long-awaited “Black Widow,” which arrived on Disney+ Premier Access on July 9.

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