Date: 1st October 2019

Kirby Howell-Baptiste joins Disney's Cruella.

Kirby Howell-Baptiste has become the latest addition to the cast of Disney's live-action 101 Dalmatians prequel Cruella, Variety has revealed.

Kirby, who starred as Eve Polastri's friend and co-worker Elena Felton in Killing Eve, is also known for her roles as Simone in The Good Place and Taylor in Why Women Kill.

Details on Howell-Baptiste's role are being kept under wraps, but she joins a cast that includes Emma Stone as the iconic Disney villain Cruella de Vil, as well as Emma Thompson, Paul Walter Hauser, Joel Fry and Emily Beecham.

Cruella is shooting now under director Craig Gillespie, and is set for release by Disney on May 28th 2021.

Cruella first popped up in Disney's 1961 animated classic 101 Dalmatians, striking fear into the hearts of children, canines, and grown-ups alike, before being brought to life with disarming ease by Glenn Close.

Source: Press Release