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The recent string of live-action fairy tales – usually twists on classic stories in an attempt to provide extra depth – hasn’t been all that critically successful. Films like Alice in Wonderland and Oz the Great and Powerful earned Disney piles of cash, but neither surpassed or even equaled the quality of their source material or the more well-known adaptations. In theatres this weekend is Maleficent, Disney’s twist on Sleeping Beauty in where focus is put on the tale’s dark villainess instead of the young, cursed princess. (more…)

On the heals of the first offical production still of Angelia Jolie as Maleficent (Pictured above) come the first on-set pictures of Jolie in full costume in the British countryside surrounded by cattle. You can check out the full gallery of photos below!

Maleficent hits 3D and 2D theaters on March 14th. Directed by Robert Stromberg, the new look at a classic fantasy tale stars Angelia Jolie, Sharlto Copley, Elle Fanning, Sam Riley, Imelda Staunton, Miranda Richardson, Juno Temple and Lesley Manville.

This is the untold story of one 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 the baby, Aurora.

Via: Comingsoon

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