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'Maleficent' Reveals First Footage at D23 Expo, Angelina Jolie Talks Her Witchy Role

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by Nick Romano August 10, 2013 @ 2:20 PM
Disney
During the D23 Expo's second day of movie presentations in the Anaheim Convention Center in California, Sean Bailey, Walt Disney Studios' president of production, came out to the stage to present the upcoming live-action offerings, including the first footage of Angelina Jolie as the evil witch in 'Maleficent.'

'Maleficent' Gets Some Competition With New 'Sleeping Beauty' Flick

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by Nick Romano July 17, 2012 @ 8:44 AM
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It's 'Snow White and the Hunstman' vs. 'Mirror, Mirror' all over again, except this time the competition is centered around that narcoleptic princess with an affinity for pricking herself with spinning wheel needles.
While Disney is in the process of filming their version of the 'Sleeping Beauty' story with Angelina Jolie as the evil queen in 'Maleficent,' Neal Moritz, the producer behind '21 Jump Street,' is developing his own modern retelling of the classic fairy tale.

Reel Women: Aging Beauty

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by Britt Hayes June 22, 2012 @ 10:50 AM
Walt Disney Pictures
Hollywood has been putting a twist on old fairy tales as of late with films like 'Mirror Mirror,' 'Snow White and the Huntsman,' and the upcoming 'Maleficent.' In these films, older actresses battle younger ones to retain their power -- is art imitating life?

'Maleficent' Might Add Sharlto Copley

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by Damon Houx May 3, 2012 @ 5:29 PM
Columbia Pictures
It seems like just the other day we were talking about Sharlto Copley, and now it seems he's found a new role. Well, it turns out we were. Not only has the actor recently signed on for 'Oldboy' and 'Open Grave,' he's now in talks to play the lead opposite Angelina Jolie in 'Maleficent,' the retelling of the sleeping beauty story from the side of the evil fairy.

'Maleficent' Release Date Set, Angelina Jolie Starring as 'Sleeping Beauty' Villain

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by Don Kaye April 9, 2012 @ 5:05 PM
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After raking in a hefty $1 billion worldwide with 'Alice in Wonderland' back in 2010, Disney is returning to the live-action fairy tale genre with 'Maleficent,' starring Angelina Jolie. And the company has set a release date that indicates it believes in lightning striking twice.