I still can’t believe they made Cruella before Ursula.
Now that Emma Stone’s Cruella has graced the multiplex with its presence, it’s time to answer the question that Disney executives must be asking themselves at this very moment: Who’s next?
But fear not, Extremely Powerful Multinational Entertainment Conglomerate. I’m here to deliver a ranking of which villains most deserve their own big budget, live-action, questionably-necessary-at-best origin story.
Just so you know, this ranking is neither comprehensive nor determined by anything other than my own personal feelings, so with that in mind, let’s make some wild guesses about what will be coming to a theater near you in 2025 or so.
The Hunter Who Kills Bambi’s Mom (aka Man) — Bambi
Amos Slade — The Fox and the Hound
Stromboli & Coachman — Pinocchio
Claude Frollo — The Hunchback of Notre Dame
Jafar — Aladdin
Gaston — Beauty and the Beast
Prince Hans — Frozen
Lady Tremaine — Cinderella
Scar — The Lion King
Evil Queen — Snow White and the Seven Drawfs
Dr. Facilier — The Princess and the Frog
Mother Gothel — Tangled
Hades — Hercules
Captain Hook — Peter Pan
Ursula — The Little Mermaid
Yzma — The Emperor’s New Groove
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