If you are like me, you grew up on Disney and Maleficent was the most evil villain of all. She had green skin, high arched evil brows and the wickedest laugh of all. She was the first villain I knew and the only one that comes close in my mind is Cruella De’Ville. since Glenn Glose already landed that part, it seem only fitting another powerful starlet star in the role. Walt Disney Studios has announced the US release date of Maleficent, starring none other than Angelina Jolie as the ultimate Villain from my childhood.
Leading a team of visionary filmmakers known for creating and transporting audiences to new and exciting worlds, Academy Award®-winning production designer Robert Stromberg (Avatar, Disney’s Alice in Wonderland and Oz The Great and Powerful) will direct with a script by Linda Woolverton (Beauty and the Beast, The Lion King, and Alice in Wonderland). Maleficent is produced by Joe Roth (Disney’s Alice in Wonderland and Oz The Great and Powerful). The live-action film explores the origins of the evil fairy Maleficent and what led her to curse Princess Aurora in Disney’s animated classic Sleeping Beauty. I cannot wait to see what Magnificence Maleficent will entail. Well it is only 2 years away!