Actress Glenn Close is set to executive produce a film about the Disney cartoon character she brought to life in 1996 - Cruella de Vil.

The star played the dog-fur-loving villain in 101 Dalmatians and 2000's 102 Dalmatians, and now filmmakers at Disney are planning a new live-action movie, titled Cruella, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Cruella de Vil is the latest iconic Disney cartoon to be brought to life by producers at Disney - bosses at the studio also have Alice in Wonderland, Maleficent, which stars Angelina Jolie as the witch from Sleeping Beauty, and Cinderella movies in the works.