By on 20 June, 2012

Angelina Jolie as Maleficent, Disney

Photo Credit: Greg Williams. ©2012 Disney Enterprises, Inc..


Production began last week (13th June, 2012) on Walt Disney Studios‘ ‘Maleficent‘, starring Academy Award®–winning actress Angelina Jolie, and the latest picture above shows her in the title role!


This is the untold story of Disney’s most beloved villain, Maleficent, from the 1959 classic ‘Sleeping Beauty. The movie will delve into the events that hardened her heart and drove her to curse the baby, Aurora.

Co-starring in the film are Sharlto Copley (‘District 9‘), Elle Fanning (‘Super 8‘), Sam Riley (‘On the Road‘), Imelda Staunton (‘Vera Drake‘), Miranda Richardson (‘Sleepy Hollow‘), Juno Temple (‘Atonement‘) and Lesley Manville (‘Secrets & Lies‘).


In his directorial debut, Robert Stromberg is a two-time Oscar®-winning production designer who has worked on movies such as ‘AVATAR‘ and ‘Alice in Wonderland‘. Written by Linda Woolverton (‘The Lion King‘, ‘Beauty and the Beast‘), ‘Maleficent‘ will be produced by Joe Roth and exec produced by Angelina Jolie, Don Hahn, Matt Smith and Palak Patel.


Maleficent‘ will be released on the 14th March, 2014, in 3-D!



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One Comment

  1. Royce Perrault

    20 July, 2012 at 12:54 am

    Not bad! You can’t tell too much from the image but she does look good. Can’t wait to see Angelina Jolie as Maleficent in action!

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