Disney announce Angelina Jolie as 'Maleficent' - first pic

In what seems set to be an awesome modern twist on a classic Disney tale, Angelina Jolie has been announced as the star of upcoming flick Maleficent - telling the unheard story of the evil villainess from Sleeping Beauty.

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Also starring Elle Fanning and Sam Riley, the film's said to "reveal the events that hardened her heart and drove her to curse the baby, Aurora."

Due to be released on March 14, 2014. and written by the woman who wrote Beauty & The Beast and The Lion King, we can FEEL that this is going to be amazing.

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AMAZING.

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