First Look at Angelina Jolie in Disney's Maleficent
Posted 06.19.12 by Chris
For some actors and actresses there are certain roles they were born to play, and based on our first look at Disney's Maleficent, Angelina Jolie was born to play the evil fairy godmother in the fairy tale of Sleeping Beauty.
The studio released the first image of Jolie as the title character and it looks like Disney is harking back to the villian's look from the 1959 animated classic, horns and all. "The horns are the horns — you can’t deny them," Jolie said in an interview. "You have to have horns."
But unlike the Disney cartoon, this fairy retelling is told from the point of view of Maleficent, the villainous fairy, though according to Jolie, the character isn't all evil.
I hope in the end you see a woman who is capable of being many things, and just because she protects herself and is aggressive, it doesn’t mean she can’t have other [warmer] qualities. You have to figure out the puzzle of what she is.
Jolie has been attached to the project since 2009 and serves as one of the movie's producers. The movie, not set to hit theaters until March 14, 2014, co-stars Elle Fanning as Aurora and is being helmed by first-time director Robert Stromberg.
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