First Look: Angelina Jolie As Maleficent

Angelina Jolie

And there she is! The Walt Disney Studios announced today that production began Wednesday, June 13th, on “Maleficent,” starring Academy Award—winning actress Angelina Jolie.

The film will the untold story of Disney’s most beloved villain, Maleficent, from the 1959 classic “Sleeping Beauty.” The film reveals the events that hardened her heart and drove her to curse baby Aurora.

Behind-the-scenes talent includes Academy Award®—winning cinematographer Dean Semler (“Dances with Wolves,” “In the Land of Blood and Honey”), production designer Gary Freeman (“Saving Private Ryan,” “The Bourne Supremacy”), two-time Oscar nominated costume designer Anna B. Sheppard (“Schindler’s List,” “The Pianist”) and seven-time Academy Award—winning makeup artist Rick Baker (“Planet of the Apes,” “Men in Black”).

“Maleficent” is scheduled for a March 14, 2014 release in 3D. Tell us Babble readers, are you looking forward to seeing the film with Angelina Jolie?

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