‘Cruella’ Wins Academy Award for Best Costume Design at 2022 Oscars

“Cruella” has taken home the Oscar for Best Costume Design at the 94th Academy Awards, following “Encanto” winning Best Animated Feature.


“Cruella” was up against “Cyrano”, “Dune”, “Nightmare Alley”, and “West Side Story” for the Oscar this year.

The film released on Disney+ “Premier Access” system early last summer as well as in some theaters. Emma Stone played the titular character in the spin-off from the classic animated “One Hundred and One Dalmatians.”

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The newest in a series of Disney Villains movies, “Cruella” followed the rise of Cruella de Vil in her fashion career. The movie made over $26 million on its opening weekend alone via traditional theatrical release in combination with Disney+ Premier Access.

The film’s release saw a lot of pomp and circumstance at Walt Disney World, from limited time treats to apparel and merchandise. A costume from the film was on display at Walt Disney Presents in Disney’s Hollywood Studios as well.

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