Disney 'Maleficent' Movie May 2014 Starring Angelina Jolie & Elle Fanning, Watch Behind the Scenes Featurette (VIDEO)
The upcoming Disney movie Maleficent starring Angelina Jolie and Elle Fanning opens in theaters this Friday, May 30th. Maleficent is a new 'dark' fantasy film directed by Robert Stromberg. Angelina Jolie plays Maleficent and Elle Fanning as Aurora(Sleeping Beauty) in a new look on a Disney classic.
They have released some behind the scenes footage of recording an a featurette with Fanning, the 15-year-old actress as she opens up about what it was like to play a princess. "Of course you dream of being a princess," Elle says in the video. "I'm getting to play a princess, which I never would've thought. I've had the best time, it's really incredible." You can watch them above.
Official Plot: "Maleficent is the untold story of Disney's most iconic villain from the 1959 classic Sleeping Beauty. A beautiful, pure-hearted young woman, Maleficent has an idyllic life growing up in a peaceable forest kingdom, until one day when an invading army threatens the harmony of the land. Maleficent rises to be the land's fiercest protector, but she ultimately suffers a ruthless betrayal - an act that begins to turn her pure heart to stone. Bent on revenge, Maleficent faces an epic battle with the invading king's successor and, as a result, places a curse upon his newborn infant Aurora. As the child grows, Maleficent realizes that Aurora holds the key to peace in the kingdom - and perhaps to Maleficent's true happiness as well."
Maleficent also stars Sharito Copley, Brenton Thwaites, Juno Temple, Sam Riley, Miranda Richardson, Imelda Staunton and others. The film is written by Paul Dini and Linda Woolverton and produced by Don Hahn and Joe Roth. The film had a budget of $200 million under Walt Disney Studios and Motion Pictures.
Maleficent is set to release to theaters in 3-D and IMAX in the U.S. on May 30, 2014. Will you head to the theaters to catch it?